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Response to tama (Reply #44)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 10:32 PM

53. So not only are you misrepresenting science, but history as well?

 

Newton lived in the 17th and 18th centuries. I was referring to the branch of philosophy called naturalism that matured to become what we term as modern science. The stuff(I wouldn't dare call them ideas, that's insulting to ideas) that you espouse is pseudo-intellectual dribble that was popularized since the 1960s or so in philosophical circles in academia. They take terms and generalized ideas from science and repackage them in a post-modernist veneer wrapped in woo and claim all sorts of fringe ideas while at the same time blasting scientists for being closed minded because they don't accept such misapplications of scientific discoveries.

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