Sorcery For Scientists

An exhortation to expand your understanding beyond the bounds of reason. Presented at the Memorial to Jerome Lettvin.

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Our scientific world view is rooted in the power of governments and corporations. A cosmology first institutionalized in schools and universities as an abstract study, with little more authority than the early doctors had in medicine, now dominates our world uncontested. Scientific arguments and formulas provide the guidance once read from chicken entrails by oracles and priests.

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