Neuroscientist Michael Egnor notes that the idea of consciousness is “empty,” much like the idea of “natural selection” in evolution.
We hear a lot of talk these days about “following the science.” But science rarely speaks with one unified voice.
Leisola and Witt also discuss the well-documented pattern of scientists defending an existing paradigm even after fresh discoveries have turned against it.
When you read Matti Leispola’s account of his adventures with a persecuted enclave of Darwin skeptics, you’ll understand why he has a smile on his face.
Cosmologists sense the problem and strive to rescue their multiverse from the nagging demands for evidence.