Re: regarding the YINYANG post on extropians

From: Russell Blackford (
Date: Fri Jul 27 2001 - 21:48:22 MDT

Party of Citizens quoted

> > Science is simply the process (and I emphasise *process*) of rational
> > inquiry into nature. It is not a body of Truth and the truths it
> > are always provisional.

Then said

>Are you ABSOLUTELY sure of this?

(1) No. I think what I have said is correct and philosophically justifiable.
I don't say it is *certain* or immutable (if this is what you mean by

(2) My claim was a philosophical claim about the nature of science, not a
scientific claim.


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