File spoon-archives/marxism2.archive/marxism2_1996/96-07-31.055, message 112

Date: Mon, 29 Jul 1996 16:57:22 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Re: Buddy, can youse paradigm?

     One never knows, of course, and gee maybe
HOrgan is right.  But all the physicists I've talked
to who know the book find it very annoying.  Yes,
it says that we have just about discovered all the big
stuff we can.  The rest is unknowable stuff like 
superstring theory or all muddled up by complexity.
     I am reminded of the claim made by somebody (Kelvin?)
in the 1890s that all science needed to do was to estimate
everything out to the next decimal point.  Uh huh.
Barkley Rosser

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