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The Sciences

Don't Respect Your Elders

The IntersectionBy Chris MooneyOctober 7, 2009 12:37 AM

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I just came across a great quotation from Richard Feynman; as he put it:

Science alone of all the subjects contains within itself the lesson of the danger of belief in the infallibility of the greatest teachers of the preceding generation.... As a matter of fact I can also define science another way: Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts.

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