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  1. May 2021
    1. but that we’re looking to science for answers that ultimately require human moral intervention

      science can provide the tools, but not the motivations to actual do something. For that we need philosophy, morals and ethics. Hume's Guillotine somewhat formalizes this distinction.

  2. Apr 2017
    1. Investing in and encouraging research and development in the public sector, and incentivizing investment in research and development in the private sector

      It's a march to give more money to scientists.

    2. Using the best-available science to make policy and regulatory decisions

      It's a march to give more power to scientists.

  3. Nov 2016
    1. Personally, I see no reason to accept Godel's intuition on this subject over the consensus ofmodern biology!

      Of course, the consensus of modern biology is worth more than a mathematical proof, it even deserves a !.