[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > Stathis: > would you condone to include in your (appreciated) post below the words at > the * I plant into your text? > The words: "in the (scientific?) belief system we have TODAY about our > interpretation of whatever epistemically we so far learned about the > 'world'." > That would underline your subsequent sentence - if you kindly stop > denigrating the term 'metaphysics' - a pejoration of the same 'carried away' > physicists. > > The word 'prediction' also sends the chill alongside my spine: how can a > model based on a model predict events subject to impact from 'beyond model' > changes?
If you know the domain of your model there won't be any impact from beyond. Of course the domain is uncertain at the edges - but just because there is grey doesn't mean there is no black and white. > The many results of science-technology should not lead us into a generalized > acceptance of the model-based thinking. Should we then resort mystical thinking or armchair philosophizing or theological revelation? >This list is a good example. Can you do some other kind of thinking? Brent Meeker --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---