Soft sciences deal with human behavior and have value judgments in them. Hard sciences strive to understand the physical world and its phenomena.
What does science know about reality? Since science works from particulars, how can it claim to give universal truths? I think of science as a collection of ideas, organizing empirical facts. That is, scientific laws are contingent on what facts we have. They are to be measured, in my opinion, not by their truth, but…
The Russian currency has a tendency to weaken so that the dollars earned by oil export are converted to more nearly equivalent number of rubles.
In reading ‘Biological Psychology’, I came across an interesting statistic. Two-thirds of a person’s energy output is used to maintain body temperature! I already knew that about 20% was used by the brain and I thought that an amazing amount, but temperature maintenance puts the brain’s requirement to shame. So 85+% of energy is already…
Another case where science moved by fits and starts rather than reasoned logic.
Got all 50 boards solved a few days ago.
A sphere has 14% of its volume in its crust. A hypersphere of dim 19, has 62% of its volume in its crust.
Each of us only receives a slice of the entire reality at any particular minute, but our internal world sees it as complete. How?