Tuesday, March 20, 2012

The Grey - Hoka Hey

Once more into the fray,

into the last good fight I will ever know.

Live and die on this day,

Live and die on this day.

-The Grey(2012)

1 comment:

Dov Henis said...

To advocate or not to advocate:

Enlightenment?

Theories, Blind men-Elephant And Peer-Review

A. Theory, the first of several definitions:
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theory
The analysis of a set of facts in their relation to one another.

B. Enlightenment, a philosophical movement of the 18th century, characterized by belief in the power of human reason and by innovations in political, religious, and educational doctrine.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/enlightenment

C. The tale re the blind men and elephant:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blind_men_and_an_elephant

D. Peer-review:
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peer%20review
A process by which something proposed (as for research or publication) is evaluated by a group of experts in the appropriate field.

E. AAAS peer-review:
http://universe-life.com/2011/01/25/hope-for-2011-science/
http://universe-life.com/2011/06/11/for-a-scientism-culture/

F. What kind of enlightenment can re-evolve in a counter-enlightenment culture, in which scientific theories postulated by “blind men” are selectively “certified” or “rejected” by an omnipotent religious blind-men trade-union-association?

Dov Henis (comments from 22nd century)
http://universe-life.com/2011/12/13/21st-century-science-whence-and-whither/
http://universe-life.com/2012/02/03/universe-energy-mass-life-compilation/