We might not know everything

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We might not know everything

I know with enough funding, researchers and logic we can figure out any thing...

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17675163

 

 

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digitalbeachbum wrote:I know

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I know with enough funding, researchers and logic we can figure out any thing...

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17675163

 

 

In general I am with Neil Tyson in that scientists SHOULD not default to a ceiling and say "this is all we can know". But as much as we look to the future for new answers, I think that we will go extinct with a fraction of what is yet to be discovered. But we damned sure should try to figure out as much as we can.

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digitalbeachbum wrote:

I know with enough funding, researchers and logic we can figure out any thing...

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17675163

 

 

In general I am with Neil Tyson in that scientists SHOULD not default to a ceiling and say "this is all we can know". But as much as we look to the future for new answers, I think that we will go extinct with a fraction of what is yet to be discovered. But we damned sure should try to figure out as much as we can.

It's exactly why religion fails. It doesn't change. It hit the ceiling over 4,000 years ago

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Nah. Religion is still

Nah. Religion is still advancing today. It often doesn't seem like it, stuck as we tend to be with fundies and yec's (not to mention short life spans), but the catholics have accepted evolution and heliocentrism, both in the last few hundred years. And scientology is a significant diversion from religions created previously.

Religion has come a long way in 4000 years. It just has a lot further to go.

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Vastet wrote:Nah. Religion

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Nah. Religion is still advancing today. It often doesn't seem like it, stuck as we tend to be with fundies and yec's (not to mention short life spans), but the catholics have accepted evolution and heliocentrism, both in the last few hundred years. And scientology is a significant diversion from religions created previously. Religion has come a long way in 4000 years. It just has a lot further to go.

 

That's an under-statement.

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