Metaphysics is not Science

There’s a new Simon Says game in town and it’s called: Science Says. As lovely as the method called Science is, it nontheless remains mute. Science can say nothing at all. Which is an attractive quality when one considers how many daft things Simon says.

This ventroliquism with the Science puppet is in vogue not only among snarky laypeople but also in some fairly educated folk as well. It stems from a misunderstanding of science’s problem domain by turning her into the philosophical pursuit called Metaphysics.

And…then taking metaphysics and replacing it with bold assertions that would make a clergyman blush.

The Psychology Today Article

The Shill

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