[ExI] About bullet-swallowing

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Sat May 24 14:04:12 UTC 2008

On 22/05/2008, John Grigg <possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Stathis wrote:
> I really think it's a bad idea to mix politics with science...
> >>>
> How can you realistically avoid this?  I don't think you can (or should).

Yes, I should have explained this better. What I object to is claims
along the lines of "it is a scientific fact that the proletariat
should overthrow the capitalist overlords". This statement is not even
wrong: it involves making a category error.

On the other hand, this does not mean that politics should not be
scientifically informed.

Stathis Papaioannou

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