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Robert F. Kennedy, delivering an extemporaneous eulogy to Martin Luther King, Jr., the evening of April 4, 1968, in Indianapolis, Indiana, said, “Aeschylus wrote: ‘In our sleep, pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom through the awful grace of God.’”
Lets restate Planck's statement below as a question: " How do we now unconsciously and thus automatically organize our perceptions from the universe we live in?" Dan,.....Thus scientifically discovering and objectively showing how we we automatically organize our perceptions is the fundamental scientific discovery required to understand and explain how our universe works objectively using now visible causes and effects upon ourselves.
What Planck pointed out was that a scientist is common to all scientific assertions about the universe.
"In dealing with the structure of any science, a reciprocal inter-connection between epistemological judgements and judgements of value was found to arise, and that no science can be wholly disentangled from the personality of the scientists." Max Planck
Science is about making life better for all; scientists save lives, we don't take them.
“The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire” Robert A Heinlein
09-Feb-2020 13:56:26 The First Amendment is not needed for flattering, agreeable speech, it protects criticisms, disagreements, insulting speech that expose BS.
" I would rather have questions that cannot be answered than answers that cannot be questioned."- unknown
If we can find the strength to find a "why" to live, we can bear almost any "how".Nietzschee
iccolo Machiavelli truthfully said, “There is nothing more difficult, more perilous or more uncertain of success, than to take the lead in introducing a new order of things.”
" In keeping silent about evil, in burying it so deep within us that no sign of it appears on the surface, we are implanting it, and it will rise up a thousand fold in the future. When we neither punish nor reproach evildoers, we are not simply protecting their trivial old age, we are thereby ripping the foundations of justice from beneath new generations." - Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
27-Dec-2019 15:48:26 Journalism is printing what someone else does not want primted: everything else is public relations. George Orwell
23-Dec-2019 08:52:32 All true statements rest on one unalterable foundation, the facts contained therein or implied are accurate.
"If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment." - Ernest Rutherford
"The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything." Albert Einstein
The Truth is not Arbitrary or a Matter of Opinion, but can be Investigated, and Those who Earnestly Search for the Truth will Find It. The Truth is Hidden to the Blind, but he who has the Mental Eye Sees the Truth. - Buddha - The Three Personalities of Buddha, XCVIII
Men who look upon themselves born to reign, and others to obey, soon grow insolent; selected from the rest of mankind their minds are early poisoned by importance; and the world they act in differs so materially from the world at large, that they have but little opportunity of knowing its true interests, and when they succeed to the government are frequently the most ignorant and unfit of any throughout the dominions. Thomas Paine
“Men will not accept truth at the hands of their enemies, and truth is seldom offered to them by their friends” John the 1st
“But goodness alone is never enough. A hard, cold wisdom is required for goodness to accomplish good. Goodness without wisdom always accomplishes evil.” – Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land
“A dying culture invariably exhibits personal rudeness. Bad manners. Lack of consideration for others in minor matters. A loss of politeness, of gentle manners, is more significant than is a riot.” – Robert A. Heinlein
Critical thinking skills are used to seek truth by resolving objective disagreements over what is.
Scientific discovery uses what we do know to show us what we don't know. (Shorter and better Dan)
Scientific discovery is driven by what we don't know; we use what we do know to show us what we don't know.
" Science advances one funeral at a time." by Spandrell in Hong Kong article 8-30-19 Checkpoint Asia: In my case, I hope not.
A society that does not seek the truth is a society doomed to die.
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Message History Dan: The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth. - John F. Kennedy
Dan: In Matthew 12:25 Jesus says: “Every kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand."
Dan: "We can ignore reality, but we can not ignore the consequences of ignoring reality." MilwaukeeMark ZeroHedge
Dan: 'Do you realize that a "No sex until you pass 4 semesters of Calculus Rule" would ensure civilization on this planet for the next million years, and colonization of nearby planets!" by Pete4Hegemon WND James Dobson Sex Ed article pushing teaching sexual abstinence in schools 2020-09-19. Brilliant, true, and very funny.
Dan: 'Its(journalisms) core purpose, the only thing that really makes it matter or have worth, is reporting what is true, or at least what evidence reveals." Glenn Greenwald via The Inercept
Dan: "Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what a people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them; and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or with both. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress. Men may not get all they pay for in this world; but they must pay for all they get." - Frederick Douglass
Dan: "I won't be wronged. I won't be insulted. I won't be laid a hand on. I don't do these things to other people, and I require the same from them." -John Bernard Books- The Shootist
Dan: A political observation: All voters lives matter regardless of their skin color.
Dan: "If you can't question it. It is not science." comment by New Darwin The Sordid History Of Science, Zero Hedge July 19, 2020
Dan: "the key component to civilization is civility and I don’t see much of that anymore." George Critch July 17 2020 Caitlan Johnstone .com comment.
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