Metrology Part III – The “soft” sciences are harder than the “hard” sciences.

Keywords: measurement, metrology, reductionism, SI units, reality Recap I’ve had various discussions about science where people have made statements like, “That can’t be measured” and “Science can’t tell us anything about that.” Since I have yet to be presented with a well-defined concept that science is not capable of analyzing (vs. necessarily already having analyzed)Continue reading “Metrology Part III – The “soft” sciences are harder than the “hard” sciences.”

Am I a figment of your imagination?

Keywords: reality, solipsism, modelism, arrogance, rudeness, philosophical foundations I have been somewhat distressed by how many people I’ve talked to that claim, “We create reality.” This is a very dangerous idea as well as being, quite frankly, rude. I wish I could recall what science fiction story I read (so that I could give credit)Continue reading “Am I a figment of your imagination?”