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Speculations and Physics

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

...d: Natural Selection IS the vital power itself. Modern Physics is converging with Philosophy (possibly with the philosophical side of Religion as ... ...ent view of the scientific endeavor competes with a more modest, semantic school of philosophy of science. Many theories - especially ones with bre... ...stitions are less concerned with the physical Universe and more with human affairs. Political falsities - such as anti-Semitism - supplanted magic ... ...dvantage, to tackle questions that once were the exclusive preserve of religion or philosophy. The scientific method is ill-built to cope with such... ...erology, or other esoteric "systems". The emergence of "relative", New Age, and politically correct philosophies rendered science merely one opt... ...ts it applies to, the term's universe of applicability). As the Oxford Companion to Philosophy puts it (p. 411): " A context of a form of words is ... ...ew theory is invented. Incorporation is the sworn enemy of parsimony because it is politically motivated. It keeps everyone happy by not giving up ... ...rate with the powers that be: with the industrial base, the military complex, the political elite, the intellectual cliques in vogue. Institutiona... ...elds of finance and economics, and numerous articles dealing with geopolitical and political economic issues published in both print and Web period...

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