Oregon's Election

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Douglas J. Futuyma on the limits of science: [[S]cience seeks to explain only objective knowledge], [knowledge that can be acquired independently by different investigators if they follow a prescribed course of observation or experiment]. [Many human experiences and concerns are not objective] and (so) [do not fall within the realm of science]. (As a result), **[science has nothing to say about aesthetics or morality]**….[The functioning of human society, then, clearly requires principles that stem from some source other than science.]

1.Science seeks to explain only objective knowledge

2.knowledge that can be acquired independently by different investigators if they follow a prescribed course of observation or experiment

3.many human experiences and concerns are not objective

4.do not fall within the realm of science

5.science has nothing to say about aesthetics or morality

6.the functioning of human society then clearly requires principles that sem from some source other than science

Exercise 7.4 #6

From a newspaper call-in column: [My opinion regarding the amount of homework a child receives is basically threefold]. **[I don’t believe the children should receive any homework whatsoever]**. One, (because) [the teacher has seven or eight hours during the course of the school day to instruct children and do work assignments with them, to review material for tests. [They do not need to be sending work home]. To me, [homework is an excuse for the teacher’s lack of ability to do their job properly]. Two, [there are too many children that come home with either no adult there] or [no adult with the ability to help them with their homework]. [That places too many children at a disadvantage compared to other children who have their parents there to help them with their homework]. Three, [an adult spends eight hours at work], [comes home], and [has...
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