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Here's my take.

I see everything in terms of Awareness. I have all these Awarenesses which I experience separated by space/time and need to try and understand enough to make use of them in my own propagation. Some of those Awarenesses happen only once instantaneously, while others propagate and sustain throughout my entire existence.

The first and possibly most challenging understanding an individual achieves is which of those Awarenesses they are going to designate Other, and which Awarenesses are going to be designated Self. After that, the individual needs to recognize patterns and consequences. The process of being able to post on a message board requires many layers of prerequisites.

With that out of the way, I can specify the very narrow part of Reality which Science deals with: invariant Other Awarenesses which sustain through space/time. So long as people recognize that this is the realm of Science, there are no problems. Very few people limit Science to simply this realm and try to either expand or shrink it.

Science is great when it comes to exploring the properties of the glass I am using. Colors, material composition, shape, temperature, etc. are handled by Science spectacularly. All of those are invariant Other Awarenesses which sustain through space/time. But when Science attempts to describe the internal qualia of tasting and drinking, which are instantaneous internal Self Awarenesses, Science utterly fails to launch.

Personally, I've got no problem with that because that is just how Reality operates. I didn't set up the rules, but I can figure them out, which I have to the best of my ability. But too many people look at the miraculous success of Science with the wonders of today and assume that Science can do EVERYTHING, so thereby extend Science beyond its proper domain with disasterous results. Worse, there is ANOTHER group of unreasonable people who toss Science as useless because it fails to address the Awarenesses they are concerned about, and no longer use Science where it IS so fabulously successful.

I end up looking at human society and seeing two equally unreasonable groups of people who are battling each other for the right to cut off MY nose to spite MY face. I rather like my nose and would prefer to keep it. I'm a bit resentful that these other people think they have any right to it.

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Mythology as Science.... 1321 Itatw70s 15-Aug-19 22:39
Re: Mythology as Science.... 141 Enigcom 16-Aug-19 04:51
Re: Mythology as Science.... 176 Susan Doris 16-Aug-19 05:16
Re: Mythology as Science.... 132 PB Bytes 16-Aug-19 16:22
Re: Mythology as Science.... 145 Susan Doris 17-Aug-19 05:41
Re: Mythology as Science.... 147 PB Bytes 17-Aug-19 16:15
Re: Mythology as Science.... 141 Enigcom 17-Aug-19 19:49
Re: Mythology as Science.... 156 drrayeye 16-Aug-19 16:31
Re: Mythology as Science.... 149 Itatw70s 17-Aug-19 20:53
Oh Oh 137 drrayeye 18-Aug-19 02:08
Re: Oh Oh 125 Itatw70s 18-Aug-19 12:59
Re: Oh Oh 124 drrayeye 18-Aug-19 15:40
Science is bigger than one mans opinion.... 141 Itatw70s 18-Aug-19 16:04
Re: Science is bigger than one mans opinion.... 139 Susan Doris 18-Aug-19 16:47
Re: Science is bigger than one mans opinion.... 151 Itatw70s 18-Aug-19 18:41
Re: Science is bigger than one mans opinion.... 131 PB Bytes 23-Aug-19 18:39
Re: Science is bigger than one mans opinion.... 132 Itatw70s 23-Aug-19 19:21
Re: Science is bigger than one mans opinion.... 127 PB Bytes 23-Aug-19 22:21
Re: Science is bigger than one mans opinion.... 123 PB Bytes 24-Aug-19 00:04
Re: Science is bigger than one mans opinion.... 137 Susan Doris 24-Aug-19 00:22
Re: Science is bigger than one mans opinion.... 125 PB Bytes 24-Aug-19 21:52
You can't talk about science 134 drrayeye 19-Aug-19 06:47
Re: You can't talk about science 129 Itatw70s 19-Aug-19 15:45
Re: You can't talk about science 145 drrayeye 19-Aug-19 16:55
Re: You can't talk about science 135 Itatw70s 19-Aug-19 20:22
It's NOT tech talk 142 drrayeye 19-Aug-19 20:34
Re: It's NOT tech talk 138 Itatw70s 19-Aug-19 22:48
It's your OP 132 drrayeye 20-Aug-19 01:53
Re: Mythology as Science.... 151 GramPong 20-Aug-19 06:20
Re: Mythology as Science.... 131 drrayeye 20-Aug-19 14:01
Re: Mythology as Science.... 134 Naveen 20-Aug-19 16:15
Re: Mythology as Science.... 128 drrayeye 20-Aug-19 17:20
Re: Mythology as Science.... 122 Itatw70s 20-Aug-19 17:50
Still wrong 144 drrayeye 20-Aug-19 23:56
Re: Still debunking???? 133 Itatw70s 21-Aug-19 17:49
Not derbunking 133 drrayeye 21-Aug-19 18:50
Re: Not debunking. 124 Itatw70s 21-Aug-19 19:10
This is Inner Space 130 drrayeye 21-Aug-19 19:56
Re: This is Inner Space 135 Itatw70s 21-Aug-19 23:27
Re: Still debunking???? 121 Susan Doris 22-Aug-19 05:39
Re: Mythology as Science.... 151 Naveen 22-Aug-19 10:33
Re: Mythology as Science.... 133 drrayeye 22-Aug-19 12:54
Re: Mythology as Science.... 132 Naveen 22-Aug-19 15:39
Re: Mythology as Science.... 130 drrayeye 22-Aug-19 16:28
Re: Mythology as Science.... 132 Itatw70s 22-Aug-19 23:08
You still don't 123 drrayeye 23-Aug-19 00:03
Assumptions... 136 Itatw70s 23-Aug-19 11:27
Your GHMB resume 129 drrayeye 23-Aug-19 13:23
Re: Assumptions... 130 Susan Doris 23-Aug-19 14:14
Re: Assumptions... 154 Itatw70s 23-Aug-19 14:50
Re: Mythology as Science.... 130 Naveen 23-Aug-19 21:27
Wissenschaft 140 drrayeye 24-Aug-19 00:02
Re: Mythology as Science.... 162 GramPong 21-Aug-19 16:08
Re: Mythology as Science.... 246 jazzmumbles 25-Aug-19 02:03


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