Can Science Explain Everything?

July 15, 2010 § 1 Comment

This was ‘The question‘ posed by Andrew Brown, of the Guardian. Every week the Guardian poses a question and their panel of experts speak their minds.  Susan Blackmore’s response was insightful and inspiring.

Click HereThe question: Can science explain everything?

Science explains, not describes

The experience of consciousness seems incommunicable and ineffable. Yet science can hope to explain how it arises

When Andrew Brown first posed this week’s question to me he asked “Can science describe everything?”. My instant, unreflective reply was “No”. He implied that this might be a less restrictive question than “Can science explain everything” and yet my instant reaction to this one was “Yes”. I’d like to explore this curious difference….”  Please click here to read the rest of her post.


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§ One Response to Can Science Explain Everything?

  • Sam says:

    The thing I like the most about her is her vigorous attitude; that gives me lots of energy everytime I read or watch something of hers. The other day, I was following her consciousness speech from your post and found the same feeling I read her piece today. Thanks sharing good stuff.

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