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Physicists confused by darwinism?

January 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment

http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2013/04/01/neil_degrasse_tyson_lawrence_krauss_bill_nye_richard_dawkins_others_speak.html

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I am often puzzled by physicists: here is a group of people able to expound on the abstract complexities of physicists, very smart people, but completely fooled by darwinism. Unaware of the failed science in their midst. It is a reminder of the way physics with its mathematical framework allows ‘understanding’ to walk on the crutch of this mathematics, with or without understanding at a fundamental level. Confronted with a different type of subject, e.g. biology, the absence of formulae force a different form of thinking. I suspect this is part of the confusion over string theory: in this case the mathematics is there, but it has a now obscured relationship to an empirical interpretation.
There is something missing in our understanding of science, obviously, and it may be the key to some future science, assuming the problem isn’t some kind of noumenality that bars any direct observation.

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  • 1 NK // Jan 24, 2015 at 1:40 pm

    I don’t know how anybody can take Lawrence Krauss seriously after David Albert absolutely eviscerated him in the New York Times.

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