At 9:53 AM -0400 9/9/99, Larry Klaes wrote:
>From: Marty Fouts <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>... A significant source of confusion in discussions of the philosophy and
> history of science is to intermix the sociology of scientists with
> the epistemological method of science. Scientists are humans and
> suffer from all of the strengths and weaknesses of humans...
Or as Richard Feynman so succinctly put it: "Science is a way of trying to not fool yourself."
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