Episode Sixteen – Optical Illusions, Proof of the Validity of the Senses

Pencil bent in water.
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Today we are going to discuss the validity of the senses and how optical illusions prove that the senses are valid.

Episode Seven – The Philosophy of Bohr

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A discussion of the philosophy of Niels Bohr and some of its influences, such as pragmatism. We will explore these by looking at some Bohr quotes.

Consensus Is NOT Proof!

To paraphrase what lots of people seem to believe about consensus equalling proof: “My theory is peer-reviewed! So it is true!” That is not proof that it is true. That is simply an appeal to authority. There are many things in peer-reviewed papers that are clearly not true, especially in physics today. Now, I think … Read more