Brent, lt me skip my frequently written argument about 'mishaps' that
happen in our 'correct' predictions (like falling off airplanes from the
sky, striking sicknesses with no known reason, failed economical
predictions etc. etc..)
Allow me to quote an old Hungarian proverb (they are smart in many cases as
"a blind hen also finds grains" .
That does not mean I opine all the glory of our science-technology as mere
On Sun, Feb 2, 2014 at 2:08 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> On 2/2/2014 2:15 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote:
> Dear John,
> On 01 Feb 2014, at 23:29, John Mikes wrote:
> Dear Bruno, allow me NOT to repeat the entire shabang with only
> 'interjecing' some remarks.
> My main problem is the "theorem" ("theory, hypothesis" or call it anyway
> you wish) of which - in my opinion - we CANNOT know *all the details*EVER.
> It is a bit fuzzy. I would like to say that I agree with this. But that
> does not change the validity or non validity of a reasoning made in that
> theoretical context.
> But it shows why we place so much credence in a theory that makes a
> surprising and correct prediction. It means the theory entails details we
> hadn't thought of.
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