Member Since June 2, 2008
A clash of ideas is not a catastrophe, it is an opportunity. Only its constructive conclusions should be allowed to leave the academic framework.
About harry:

University professor.  Research: interaction of lasers with matter, quantum statistical mechanics, photobiology.


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Answered: I've always observed that people who make life ...

Doctors usually have a "politically correct"answer for our problems. They only stop playing god and considering life a joke when they are directly concerned. Those who really care for others are, as ...

Answered: Use Socratic Philosophy to analyze domestic ...

Domestic violence is excluded in Socratic philosophy. For Socrates, wedding is always advantageous because there are only two alternatives. If you marry a good wife it is paradise and in the opposite ...

Answered: Can You Say God Doesn't Exist on Facebook?

The declaration "God does not exist" on Facebook or anywhere else is like saying that ALL THAT IS is not. It's an expression of somebody wishing to show everybody else that he suffers from a ...

Answered: Do you have any unexpected knowledge?

What can I know about it? About it, you can know: 1. its parts, 2. its abundance, 3. its connections, 4. its sensitivities, 5. its forms, 6. its substitutes, and 7. its uses. What else can I know ...

Answered: Who said - no matter how often something is said ...

If you repeat a lie a sufficient number of times people will believe it, but it does not make it true.(attributed, probably erroneously,to Joseph Goebbel,Nazi propaganda chief)

Answered: Should one spent huge amounts of money in order to ...

At any given moment, the pursuit of knowledge is a function of the problems you have. The deeper your problems, the more knowledge you will attempt to achieve. The more knowledge you have acquired ...

Answered: Has science proved that only the professional ...

Certainly not. However, a thorough scientific formation is extremely useful in every field of interest precisely because it allows to distinguish between science and pseudeo-science.

Answered: Modern teachers know neither the universal laws of ...

The laws of nature known to us are about relations. These relations form our reality, a reality of appearences. We don't know what is hidden behind the appearences. According to Husserl, these ...

Answered: Venn diagram help

harry Answered: Let us call A the number of job seekers (j.s.) which have a degree but no other qualification and B the number of j.s. with both a degree and some other qualification ...

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