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Scientific Dogma

Science's Sacred Cows (Part 3): Determinism

Dave Pruett | Posted 03.25.2013 | Science
Dave Pruett

Today we ring the death knell for determinism, the collateral damage of two revolutionary scientific developments of the 20th century. Let's review them in reverse historical order.

Science's Sacred Cows (Part 1)

Dave Pruett | Posted 03.04.2013 | Science
Dave Pruett

Over the long arc of history, science has initially embraced -- then discarded -- most of the following tacit assumptions: dualism, determinism, reductionism, absolute time, absolute space, the principle of locality, materialism and, most recently, realism.

The Cult Of Coincidence

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 09.09.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

There are some scientists who have a predilection to embrace randomness and who tenaciously proclaim the coincidental nature of anything and everything in science or theology.