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Quora – What idea is holding back scientific progress?

Quora – What idea is holding back scientific progress? [ 21/2/20 ] The two most significant general categories that hold back scientific progress seem to me to be: 1/ The lack of a willingness at the level of individuals to … Continue reading

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Quora – Why should we trust science to save us from global warming?

Quora – Why should we trust science to save us from global warming? [ 15/2/20 ] The tools of science can be used to solve any real problem, but cannot be prescient about all possible long term consequences. Science is … Continue reading

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Quora – Can philosophy be measured or tested scientifically?

Quora – Can philosophy be measured or tested scientifically? [ 14/2/20 ] It all depends how you frame the question. If, like me, you view human awareness, and all levels of human culture, as expressions of levels of the evolution … Continue reading

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Quora – Does the environment change affect the breathing rate?

Quora – Does the environment change affect the breathing rate? [30/1/20] Haven’t seen any studies on this, and I do know that the primary trigger to breath for most people is CO2 buildup. I am not sure if this is … Continue reading

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Quora – Is the Polanyi’s paradox a paradox anymore?

Is the Polanyi’s paradox a paradox anymore? [30/1/20] It is a paradox no longer, and the process of understanding is far from complete, and many layers of the chemical and biological systems are giving way before the barrage of science, … Continue reading

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Quora – If the globe model is not supported by real life science experiments, why do billions of humans believe it is a fact?

Quora – If the globe model is not supported by real life science experiments, why do billions of humans believe it is a fact? [29/1/20] Depends what you mean. It seems beyond reasonable doubt that all models (understandings involving reality) … Continue reading

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Quora – Does evolution explain every creature?

Quora – Does evolution explain every creature? [29/1/20] Depends what you mean by explain. Evolution is a mechanism to explain how replicators change over time. In the modern synthesis, it is a very complex collection of systems that had a … Continue reading

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