Salt On A Bird’s Tail

SALT ON A BIRD’S TAIL “He went to catch a dicky bird, And thought he could not fail, Because he had a little salt, To put upon its tail.” — Simple Simon   The Scientific Method doubts itself and runs experiments designed to fail — run once, or twice or all the way to twelfth, […]

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Universal Misconception

Another sonnet on this topic comes from the sequel to Bard Of Mars, entitled View From Earth: PEDAGOGIC PROTOCOL   Be careful what analogies you use. Sometimes they are literally taken and could misrepresent, mislead, confuse, or trap in a premise that’s mistaken the very minds that you seek to inform about the design and […]

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