permaculture digest: December 06, 2001

Peter permaculture at
Fri Dec 7 07:26:45 EST 2001

> That's why science is inherently "political" - because *all* data,
> experiments, statistics, calculations, quantifying, verifying etc. are
> observed/created/designed/manipulated/*done* by living breathing human
> beings, who have intents and desires and beliefs and loves and hates
> and so on, against which some abstract idea of "pure" science doesn't
> stand a chance of surviving in practice.

Check out a 50 year old textbook on reproductive biology sometime if you
need an example of this. Its quite interesting.


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