Karl Raimund Popper

Karl Raimund Popper

a English philosopher and sociologist
While differing widely in the various little bits we know, in our infinite ignorance we are all equal.More Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you can't say it simply and clearly, keep quiet, and keep working on it till you can.More Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I do not overlook the fact that there are irrationalists who love mankind, and that not all forms of irrationalism engender criminality. But I hold that he who teaches that not reason but love should rule opens up the way for those who rule by hate. ( Socrates , I believe, saw something of this when he suggested that mistrust or hatred of argument is related to mistrust or hatred of man).More Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The metaphysical doctrine of determinism simply asserts that all events in this world are fixed, or unalterable, or predetermined. It does not assert that they are known to anybody, or predictable by scientific means. But it asserts that the future is as little changeable as is the past. Everybody knows what we mean when we say that the past cannot be changed. It is in precisely the same sense that the future cannot be changed, according to metaphysical determinism.More Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In point of fact, no conclusive disproof of a theory can ever be produced; for it is always possible to say that the experimental results are not reliable or that the discrepancies which are asserted to exist between the experimental results and the theory are only apparent and that they will disappear with the advance of our understanding. If you insist on strict proof (or strict disproof) in the empirical sciences, you will never benefit from experience, and never learn from it how wrong you are.More Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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