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Quora – Have you ever been against recognised theories?

As a scientist, have you ever been against a recognized scientific theory? Which theory was it and why were you against it? Yes, many. One example – gradualism in evolution. It was clear to me in logic and statistics that … Continue reading

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Quora – increasing lifespans

What’s the most interesting research going on right now for increasing life span? I suspect Ray Kurzweil knows the answer to that, but he seemed to quite intentionally not answer the question that Peter Diamandis asked him on that subject … Continue reading

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Quora – how do scientists get to a theory

Quora – How do scientists get to a theory? That is a very deep question, and one that the Artificial Intelligence community would love to have a definite answer too. The basic process is simple enough in a sense, you … Continue reading

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Scientific theories

Quora – What is an example of a scientific theory? How is a scientific theory developed? While Glen’s answer captures many important aspects of what the scientific theory is and how the process works, it also misses many aspects. I … Continue reading

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Science and Tech in agriculture

Quora – What are the importance of science and technology in agriculture? Science and technology enable us to get constantly improve the efficiency of our systems. That can be great, as it allows us to do more with less. It … Continue reading

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Science/philosophy

What are the similarities and differences between philosophy and science? In the broadest sense, there is no difference. Philosophy is the love of wisdom. Wisdom is understanding reality (which includes ourselves) and the most powerful ways of relating to it. … Continue reading

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What do we call a thief in science?

What do we call a thief in science? Lots of different answers possible – a small selection: A thief is someone who takes something of value without permission. That can happen in any walk of life. One can make a … Continue reading

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