‘Today’s Settled Science’ (2016)

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But it was scientific!

Too many people have been brought up to regard “science” as infallible. For some reason, fully accepting the teachings of the Bible, and believing whole-heartedly in its message, raises eyebrows; but unquestioning faith in “science” doesn’t.

Except that today’s “settled science” is tomorrow’s quaint superstition.

https://leeduigon.com/2016/09/19/todays-settled-science/

Phlogiston, miasma theory, and eugenics–once upon a time, you were a heretic or even a dangerous crackpot if you questioned any of these.

Which aspects of our “science” will they be laughing at in 2070?

All of it, probably.

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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