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NPR follows up on the Krauss affair

The newest blog post can be found here. It concludes:

Science has done a wonderful job explaining many of the hows of the cosmos. But most people are not satisfied just with hows. They want to know why. In The Atlantic, Krauss states that “if you read my book I never say that we know all the answers, I say that it’s pompous to say that we can’t know the answers.”

One could easily argue that what is pompous is to think that we can know all the answers. Or that it’s the job of science to find them.

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