InHegel still talked of constructing some sort of bridge between traditional logic set out in classical form by Aristotle and his own. Aristotlean logic had been the standard for 2, years.
Holland, University of Georgia Geology Professor Science is the most subversive thing that has ever been devised by man. It is a discipline in which the rules of the game require the undermining of that which already exists, in the sense that new knowledge always necessarily crowds out inferior antecedent knowledge.
This is what the patent system is all about. We reward a man for subverting and undermining that which is already known. Man has a tendency to resist changing his mind.
The history of the physical sciences is replete with episode after episode in which the discoveries of science, subversive as they were because they undermined existing knowledge, had a hard time achieving acceptability and respectability.
Galileo was forced to recant; Bruno was burned at the stake; and so forth. An interesting thing about the physical sciences is that they did achieve acceptance.
Certainly in the more economically advanced areas of the Western World, it has become commonplace to do everything possible to accelerate the undermining of existent knowledge about the physical world.
The underdeveloped areas of the world today still live in a pre-Newtonian universe. They are still resistant to anything subversive, anything requiring change; resistant even to the ideas that would change their basic concepts of the physical world. A scientist describing for radio broadcast an exciting moment in a baseball game: Diaz swings a bat, which is apparently made of wood and has no evidence of modifications contrary to baseball rules.
He strikes the ball thrown by Johnson, who had not been observed to scratch, scuff, wet, or otherwise modify that ball. The ball is traveling through the air and may pass over the outfield wall on the fly. Yamoto, the rightfielder, heads back to the right field wall, but slows as he reaches the warning track and slumps his shoulders.
I believe the ball has passed over the right field wall, and fans seated in the right field bleachers are scrambling as if to retrieve the ball. Meanwhile, the first base umpire has run into right field and is now waving one hand over his head in a circular motion. A carpenter, a school teacher, and scientist were traveling by train through Scotland when they saw a black sheep through the window of the train.Antithesis Definition.
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