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Science and Conscious Ignorance - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Nov 02, 2013

I came across this TED talk by Stuart Firestein entitled “The Pursuit of Ignorance” and I think it is one of the best TED talks I have seen. In it he talks about how many people misunderstand science to be just an accumulation of facts, describes the importance of conscious ignorance, and also comments how he sees the current … Read More