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Occasionally I wandered in where I was not wanted and gave truthful answers.
Sometimes I even did it deliberately. A little disruption now can prevent disaster later.

NeoNote — Mostly

Science as it is taught relies heavily on IS and IS NOT and IF, THEN. There is nothing wrong with these ideas until you assume that they are universal. I prefer MOSTLY to IS and IS NOT. It means I watch for the exceptions where neither IS nor IS NOT applies. It means our understanding is limited by our perception and assumptions at the moment.

When Robert Goddard first took his work to the public, he was ridiculed. "Everyone" knew that Newton's work said that rockets couldn't work in a vacuum. Of course, Newton's work didn't say anything of the kind, but that didn't change what everyone knew. They didn't allow for the exception that opened the possibilities.

MOSTLY works. It just means that looking for the occasional exception. It means not closing your mind to the possibilities. It means that there are things that we don't understand. And that means there is reason to reach beyond what we know.

That's why I objected to absolute truth.

NeoNotes are the selected comments that I made on other boards, in email, or in response to articles where I could not respond directly.


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