Ibn Khaldun, the 15th century North African historian, wrote “the past resembles the future more than one drop of water resembles another.” Implying that the patterns and lessons of the past are applicable to the present and can be applied to predict the future. Explanations and predictions are the outputs of science and the scientific… Continue reading Shattered Mirrors
Works somewhere…works everywhere?
The enlightenment philosopher David Hume wrote, “in our reasonings concerning matter of fact, there are all imaginable degrees of assurance, from the highest certainty to the lowest species of moral evidence. A wise man, therefore, proportions his belief to the evidence.” As I wrote in my last essay, the scientific method built on evidence, has… Continue reading Works somewhere…works everywhere?