Pseudo-Metaphysics

Massimo Pigliucci has a post over at Rationally Speaking that reminds me how easily I get irritated by pseudo-scientific waffle with a metaphysical slant. And I really get irate when it’s uttered by people who should know better. Pigliucci quotes the physicist Paul Davies as an example of a generator of metaphysical waffle, and I agree with the assessment. I was watching the BBC’s The Sky at Night special on "Life" last week and Davies was being interviewed. It was all I could do to refrain from picking up the TV and hurling it through the window. Templeton prize-winning stuff and nonsense.

About Geoff Coupe

I'm a British citizen, although I have lived and worked in the Netherlands since 1983. I came here on a three year assignment, but fell in love with the country, and one Dutchman in particular, and so have stayed here ever since. On the 13th December 2006 I also became a Dutch citizen.
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