Re: virus: Re: Social Metaphysics

Wade T.Smith (
Sat, 4 Oct 97 20:27:23 -0400

>You are VERY VERY wrong, Wade! Science may not keep secerts from other
>scientists, but almost every bit of behavioral research keeps the /real
>nature/ of the experiment hidden from the subjects!

No, I am very very right.

I reference to your first statement- 'Science may not keep secerts [sic]
from other

Or are we the subjects?

Yes, of course, in a double-blind, the subjects (even some of the
experimenters) need to not know the expected outcome or the necessary
contingent, but the process of science needs to know the purpose of the
experiment, and several duplications of the same criteria need to be
made. Secrecy is not a process in science, although it may be a step in
an experiment.

Wade T. Smith | "There ain't nothin' you | shouldn't do to a god." |
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