Posted by richard on April 28th, 2012
book review from brainpickings, people interested in philo of sci ought to enjoy this
science is all about turning over the accepted story.
see prions and ulcers as infection as stories about a single person changing the whole world’s mind.
one big problem with YEC is they have no notion of the distinction between methodological and philosophic naturalism, since they are basically religious based folks they assume everyone is(like them, religious down deep), just a different religion, obviously from their viewpoint wrong. they really can’t conceive of the secular who don’t care about philosophy or religion, who are fundamentally utilitarian.
When the whole affair was over, close to a thousand American troops were dead.
“It’s a staggering figure,” Milton says. “All the more staggering when you realize that more people were killed in the rehearsal for the landing at Utah Beach than were killed in the actual landing at Utah Beach.” Utah Beach was one of the beaches in Normandy that Allied troops charged on D-Day.