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intellectual orthodoxy of science

Willis Harman had a particular interest in the relationship between matter and consciousness, he was one of several prestigious Stanford scientists who openly asserted that the reductionist, mechanistic assumptions and methods of science had become self-limiting. Whether consciousness manifests from matter or matter manifests from consciousness, Harman’s working hypothesis was that the two are inseparably intertwined.

the prevailing intellectual orthodoxy of science in search of the deepest truths Scientism fools people because it is a mimetic game dressed up as science.

The key is carefully curating our sources of knowledge so that we are able to get down to what is true regardless of how many other people want to believe it.

scientism mimetic game

tendencies to literalise and scorn science

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  1. tendencies to literalise and scorn science

    One strong tendency of the vocational schools was to literalize with the scientific information about anatomy and physiology … Another tendency was