Samir’s Selection 04/24/2017 (p.m.)

  • tags: knowledge ignorance science epistemology honesty AdamGopnik

    • “Every few weeks or so, in the Science Times, we find out that some basic question of the universe has now been answered—but why, we wonder, weren’t we told about the puzzle until after it was solved?” When we talk about science to the public, we need to explain what we have discovered, but we should also not be afraid to tout our ignorance. When we introduce the grand mysteries, we make the case for the importance of further exploration.

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