05 October 2009

Quote of the Day

A belief is not scientific because it has been “proved” but because it is continuously tested, and tested by conformity to experience rather than to axiomatic truths.

Abraham Kaplan, 1958


edaniel said...

In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat. In the evolution of real knowledge, a contradiction marks the first step in progress towards a victory.

Alfred North Whitehead

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