science = determinism?

Peter Seebach seebs at plethora.net
Tue Nov 23 20:54:30 EST 1999


In article <383B7214.6021 at compuserve.com>,
Will Dwinnell  <predictor at compuserve.com> wrote:
>Science is the study of reality.  If reality is found to contain some
>random component, then shouldn't the above assumption be labeled dogma
>and the insistence on that assumption be 'religious'?

No.  If reality is found to contain some random component, we'll throw the
result out and try again.

-s
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