“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” –Mohandas Gandhi
When it comes to figuring out what’s going to happen in our material world — as far as energy, particles, interactions, space and time are concerned — science is perhaps the only real tool of knowledge we have to guide us in our endeavors.
And yet perhaps the most famous scientist of our modern times — Neil de Grasse Tyson — has just come out and disparaged the value of an entire field: philosophy. Needless to say, I am not pleased.
Go read the whole thing and let us hear what you think.