Many Smart People on What Cannot Be Proved (as yet)Paul, · Categories: Alumni and other friends, Amusements, General
“WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE IS TRUE EVEN THOUGH YOU CANNOT PROVE IT?”
Great minds can sometimes guess the truth before they have either the evidence or arguments for it (Diderot called it having the “esprit de divination”). What do you believe is true even though you cannot prove it?
“The 2005 Edge Question has generated many eye-opening responses from a “who’s who” of third culture scientists and science-minded thinkers. The 120 contributions comprise a document of 60,000 words.”
From John Brockman‘s Edge come some unexpected responses from some very smart people.