RE: (offlist) RE: Observer-Moment Measure from Universe Measure

From: Brent Meeker <>
Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2005 11:21:11 -0000

OOPS! I meant to post it to the list. I'll now just post this.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Lee Corbin []
>Sent: Sunday, June 05, 2005 4:52 PM
>To: Brent Meeker
>Subject: (offlist) RE: Observer-Moment Measure from Universe Measure
>Hi Brent,
>> Of course science arose out of explaining subjective experiences. The basic
>> theory of science (and common sense) is that there is some mind-indpendent
>> reality out there. When I see green grass and an object that is
>similar to me
>> and that object says, "I see green grass." then I take that as evidence that
>> the object is person with experiences like me and that there really is green
>> grass.
>May I quote you on-list? I agree with this *almost* entirely,
>(and don't want to waste in a personal communication an essay
>I want to write aimed at Hal, you, and Stephen Paul King.)
>Thanks very much, if this would be all right.
>> Brent Meeker
>> "Science is just common-sense writ large."
>How *very* true. It is by summoning almost incredible self-restraint
>(upon reading those words) that I don't launch into a long denunciation
>rant diatribe against the doctrine of the scientific method!!

I'm not sure what you mean by "the scientific method" - the
hypothetico-deductive method? So far as I know all the methods of science are
just common sense applied carefully and thoroughly.

Brent Meeker
Received on Sun Jun 05 2005 - 15:12:41 PDT

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