Science: A False Mirror Poem by Paul Hartal

Science: A False Mirror

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In logic facts are true or false,
Black or white.

But in real life facts are matters
of degree and they are often gray.

Now bear in mind that science follows
the rules of logic- an artificial system
of mathematical symbols- and thus it fails
to grasp that the true nature of reality
is seldom black or white.

Friday, March 2, 2018
Topic(s) of this poem: reality,science,mirror
Valsa George 15 March 2018

You are so right! The true nature of reality is seldom black or white! Science cannot bring under its periphery all that is there. How much more remains hidden and out of reach! Wise thoughts!

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Paul Hartal 16 March 2018

Thank you for your comment, Valsa.

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Kumarmani Mahakul 02 March 2018

This poem is amazing and thought provoking. Real life facts we shall observe closely....10

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Paul Hartal 03 March 2018

Thank you for your comment, Kumarmani Mahakul.

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James Mclain 02 March 2018

Yet without science, Would we be still living in cave's? Dying from some simply cured disease... good food for thought And we all thank you.. James McLain

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Paul Hartal 05 March 2018

What revolutionized life, starting some 10,000 years ago, were agriculture, architecture and establishing settlements. Modern science started only in the 16th century with Copernicus. Medicine is one of the leading causes of death.

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