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Science

Sciences and Fiction [ 31/March/22 Walter Smith in Foundations of Logic asked:Choose 1 or 2 or 3:1.Everything that is not part of sciences is based on fictionor2.Everything that is not based on sciences is fictionor3.?] 3 Science is a process, … Continue reading

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Apologetics

Apologetics [ 9/March/22 Walter Kant Asked:Apologists of the faith: Why do apologists of faith stand up for their faith? Definition: An apologist is a person who wholeheartedly endorses a view or doctrine and advocates it outwardly with vigour. My opinion:There … Continue reading

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Physics-philosophy

[ 24/January/22 – Why does physics distrust and even reject philosophy?] I just don’t get any distinction between physics and philosophy, except by academics trying to protect jobs or privilege within academia. For those who truly love wisdom, that means … Continue reading

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Magic or Science

[ 24/January/22 Michio Kaku quote – Our destiny is to become like gods] Kind of – yes, and another way of thinking about it: What is code except a form of incantation? What is biotechnology except a form of potion? … Continue reading

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Are theology and philosophy losing importance in view of the current and future rapid developments in the natural sciences

Are theology and philosophy losing importance in view of the current and future rapid developments in the natural sciences (e.g. quantum technology, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering)? Yes or no? [ 1/November/21 Walter Smith asked in Foundations of Logic group] Why … Continue reading

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How can I convince my son (who has an MBA) that the climate change is man-made and not a “natural correction” touted by “Faux News?”

How can I convince my son (who has an MBA) that the climate change is man-made and not a “natural correction” touted by “Faux News?” [ 30/August/21 ] That is not a useful way to conceptualize the problem, it is … Continue reading

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Lifeboat – Science is ..

Lifeboat Foundation – Science is … [ 5/August/21] I agree with Marco Santini, Science is not about Truth, it is about successive revisions of approximations and models such that we become less wrong over time. It seems beyond any shadow … Continue reading

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Theory of Evolution

What can take down the theory of evolution? [ 27/May/21 ] What do you mean by the “Theory of Evolution”? If you mean the process of evolution, the very complex sets of possible causes of variation, and the ability of … Continue reading

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Philosophy of Science Facebook group – Nature of science

Philosophy of Science Facebook group Alessandro Carvalho shared a link [ 25/May/21 ] All 6 answers are clearly wrong. Science, at its best, is an eternal enquiry into the nature of being that uses a process of refining all elements … Continue reading

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Daniel S – comment on science as belief

Daniel S – comment on science as belief [ 25/May/21 ] Hi Daniel, It is clear that human neural networks have a very strong set of biases for simple answers to complex questions. The major evolutionary and developmental reasons for … Continue reading

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