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April 15, 2014

Living in the Penumbra Between Time and History


It seems to me, the larger the expanse, the more room for ignorance.
If we don't understand World War II, what makes us think we understand something as remote as the "big bang," the emergence of life, or the appearance of human beings? Science can only approach these thingularities in the most abstract manner imaginable, so abstract that they are essentially devoid of content except what the imagination fills in. Which means that they are essentially myth by another name. - - One Cʘsmos:

Posted by gerardvanderleun at April 15, 2014 11:48 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Stop me if you've heard this one. There were these five blind men that came upon an elephant....

Posted by: CaptDMO at April 16, 2014 6:47 AM

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