[Marxism] International Socialist Review on Pharmaceutical

Shane Mage shmage at pipeline.com
Sun Apr 26 11:35:06 MDT 2009


On Apr 26, 2009, at 12:18 PM, Jeff wrote:

> At 11:39 26/04/09 -0400, you wrote:
>>
>> Jeff seems to have an oddly constricted definition of "science,"  
>> since
>> he excludes from it all the discoveries from many thousands of years
>> of human experience (except, perhaps, for that small portion which  
>> has
>> been torn out of its living context and subjected to a statistical
>> rigamarole
> By casually referring to "statistical rigamarole", it appears you  
> have no
> idea how science is done. Almost every scientific result RELIES on
> statistics, an essential part of scientific methodology.

When, by this weird conception of science, was the first time--day,  
month, year, please--
when human beings first did anything that Jeff would recognize as  
"science?"

Shane Mage

> This cosmos did none of gods or men make, but it
> always was and is and shall be: an everlasting fire,
> kindling in measures and going out in measures."
>
> Herakleitos of Ephesos




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