Tag: dogmatism

10 Dogmas Holding Back Science – Rupert Sheldrake

For Sheldrake, there are at least 10 common assumptions in science, which time has hardened into dogmas. Each of these, argues Sheldrake, are ripe to be challenged. Among them include the belief that mind and consciousness are an epiphenomenal illusion with no essential reality. Keep in mind that the existence of consciousness is itself the …

Piltdown Man

The Piltdown Man was a paleoanthropological hoax in which bone fragments were presented as the fossilised remains of a previously unknown early human. In 1912 amateur archaeologist Charles Dawson claimed he had discovered the “missing link” between ape and man. After finding a section of a human-like skull in Pleistocene gravel beds near Piltdown, East …

Disciplined Minds

In this riveting book about the world of professional work, Jeff Schmidt demonstrates that the workplace is a battleground for the very identity of the individual, as is graduate school, where professionals are trained. He shows that professional work is inherently political, and that professionals are hired to subordinate their own vision and maintain strict …

Science is a dogmatic system

In this video, British biologist Dr. Rupert Sheldrake, one of the world’s most innovative scientists, describes how science is being constricted by unexamined assumptions that have hardened into dogmas. These dogmas not only put arbitrary limits on the depth and scope of science, but may well be dangerous for the future of humanity. According to …

The Science Delusion

In this video, British biologist Dr. Rupert Sheldrake, one of the world’s most innovative scientists, describes how science is being constricted by unexamined assumptions that have hardened into dogmas. These dogmas not only put arbitrary limits on the depth and scope of science, but may well be dangerous for the future of humanity. According to …

Bruce Lipton – Biology of Transformation – The Field

Dr. Bruce Lipton Began his scientific career as a cell biologist. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Virginia before joining the Department of Anatomy at the University of Wisconsin’s School of Medicine in 1973. Dr. Lipton’s research on muscular dystrophy, studies employing cloned human stem cells, focused upon the molecular mechanisms controlling …

Till Death Do You Part – A World in Decomposition

“Decomposition is the continual process of gradual decay and disorganization of organic tissues and structures after death.” Source: Decomposition: World of Forensic Science The Mainstream of science, politics, economics, arts and social relations is now in the phase of decomposition. It is evident in the way of thinking and acting of the leaders of this …

Scientism

Scientism is a belief in the universal applicability of the scientific method and approach, and the view that empirical science constitutes the most authoritative worldview or most valuable part of human learning to the exclusion of other viewpoints. The term frequently implies a critique of the more extreme expressions of logical positivism and has been …

Rupert Sheldrake’s Alternative Science

Richard Dawkins will barely give him the time of day and many other scientists hint darkly that he has gone mad. Since 1981, when a leader in the journal Nature accused him of “pseudoscience” and “finding a place for magic within scientific discussion”, Rupert Sheldrake has been outlawed by the science establishment. But, before he …