Presuppositionalism and the magical fruit
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03-10-2014, 09:02 AM
RE: Presuppositionalism and the magical fruit
(02-10-2014 05:22 PM)cjlr Wrote:  
(02-10-2014 05:19 PM)Chas Wrote:  "Explosion" is a misnomer and leads to that misunderstanding.

Your image is more correct.

Quite true.

Which mostly stems from the fact that the name was coined by the theory's detractors, rather than its proponents...

That happens far more often than not. The most famous example of Quantum physics was derisive and now that guy's name is forever linked to the theory (and cats).

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03-10-2014, 09:59 AM
RE: Presuppositionalism and the magical fruit
(03-10-2014 09:02 AM)Revenant77x Wrote:  
(02-10-2014 05:22 PM)cjlr Wrote:  Quite true.

Which mostly stems from the fact that the name was coined by the theory's detractors, rather than its proponents...

That happens far more often than not. The most famous example of Quantum physics was derisive and now that guy's name is forever linked to the theory (and cats).

Well, his name is rightfully linked to the theory, but people misunderstand the cat. Weeping

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