"Science is more than a body of knowledge. It’s a way of thinking.   A way of skeptically interrogating the universe with a fine understanding of human fallibility. If, if we are not able to ask skepticle questions, to interrogate those who tell us that something is true, to be skeptical of those in authority – then we’re up for grabs for the next charlatan, political or religious, who comes ambling along." ~ Carl Sagan

Albert Einstein put it this way "The important thing is not to stop questioning." and Richard Feynman

"I would rather have questions that can't be answered than answers that can't be questioned." 

Science is not about conforming or reaching unanimous agreement but rather it is about questioning. Be a skeptic.  Follow the data to form a hypothesis and then question the hypothesis.  If the data doesn't fit, change the hypothesis and not the data.  Question when you think you've found the answer.

In today's world, it is popular to censor dissent.  That isn't science.  Many years ago a scientist by the name of Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti de' Galilei was forced by religious authorities to "recant" his proclamation that the Sun and not the Earth was the center of our universe.  Science lost to public opinion.

Today the world has a lot of controversial "science" such as Climate change, Covid19 issues, genetic engineering, life beyond Earth and more.

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning." ~ Einstein

but also remember "The search for truth is more precious than its possession." ~ Einstein and ""Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it." -Andre Gide


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  • It's funny how scientists and deniers would agree about this hhaha...
    Deniers also think that you have to question every-thing: Climate Change, Covid, vaccines, evolution, the shape of the Earth... Uhmm... Well, maybe they only question one thing: the Common Sense :P


  • Ooops, I wonder what this article is about.

    • The first quote more or less gives it away

    • Actually, I assume this article is a tit-for.tat-response on the arguement in the discussion about global warming.

      Science is a quite double edged sword that should be considered meticulously. The result of a scientific research for instance must be evaluated regarding the founder and their intentions. Particularly when the research is about global warming or covid. 

    • You shouldn't make assumptions.  They are usually wrong and are in this case.

      If you check your MYEC page you will see the reason.


    • An assumption is an assumption. Neither more nor less. It doesn´t claim to be an eternal truth nor a scientific research.

      Thus I did not really take the chronology of posts into consideration.

      What I expected was to find out about your intentions to write this article at this very special date. Rather than just receive a denial. 

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