Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Quotation of the day for February 15, 2011

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Quotation of the Day for February 15, 2011

"Just because an idea is true doesn't mean it can be proved. And just because an idea can be proved doesn't mean it's true. When the experiments are done, we still have to choose what to believe."

- Jonah Lehrer's disturbing concluding remarks on the problem of repeatability in scientific experiments, in his New Yorker article, The Truth Wears Off.


Submitted by: Prem Pahlajrai
Feb. 5, 2011

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