Teach me how to talk Science.

Famous scientists and their contributions to humankind

In our previous post (see here), we learned that Science is not just a collection of facts. Science is best understood as a process and the scientific method is the single most consistently reliable and successful way of acquiring knowledge.

Image credits: Daniel Nanescu

Thanks to education, literacy, and the internet we have the advantage of more accumulated knowledge today than at any prior point in history. But what do we know really, and more importantly, how?

Perhaps you may recall the following exchange between Elon Musk and Flat Earth Society on Twitter from last year.

Epistemic Worries

You must edify yourself by striving constantly to not betray your own ignorance; only then can you claim to have any acquaintance with knowledge at all.

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