World Turns Upside Down – Guardian Shows Signs Of Brain Activity

We need more scientific mavericks

“Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts,” said Richard Feynman in the 1960s.

The 500 major discoveries, almost all initiated before about 1970, challenged mainstream science and would probably be vetoed today.

Agencies claiming to support blue-skies research use peer review, of course, discouraging open-ended inquiries and serious challenges to prevailing orthodoxies. Mavericks once played an essential role in research.

We need more scientific mavericks | @guardianletters | Science | The Guardian

h/t to Peter William Lount

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10 Responses to World Turns Upside Down – Guardian Shows Signs Of Brain Activity

  1. Stephen Richards says:

    You sure you didn’t have USA Today caught up in the Gardian you normally read. 😉

  2. Charles Nelson says:

    Yes…but they’re not talking about us…yet.

  3. gator69 says:

    Somebody needs to buy the Grauniad a calendar, Opposite Day was March 10th.

  4. What could possibly go wrong? says:
  5. Edmonton Al says:

    Possibly the Guardian changed ownership……………… ;^D

  6. Gail Combs says:

    The finally noticed their readership has deserted them and is now reading James Delingpole @ Breitbart

  7. tom0mason says:

    Sorry Steve it’s not brain activity it was Brian’s activity, Brian’s the student intern on minimum wage. He wrote drafted in when the canteen ran out of Vanilla Latte Lite and the lack of refreshment meant that it was not subjex to ther usaul riogrous editing.
    He will not be called in again.


  8. Dave says:

    This is only true for areas of inquiry that are NOT climate science, which is Holy and Sacred.

  9. Dave N says:

    I’d like to see them talking about mavericks and climate science in the same paragraph before I’d agree that there’s any brain activity.

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