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+ - Trials and errors: Why science is failing us->

Submitted by Lanxon
Lanxon (1713660) writes "An in-depth feature in Wired explores the reason science may be failing us. "For too long, we've pretended that the old problem of causality can be cured by our shiny new knowledge. If only we devote more resources to research or dissect the system at a more fundamental level or search for ever more subtle correlations, we can discover how it all works. But a cause is not a fact, and it never will be; the things we can see will always be bracketed by what we cannot. And this is why, even when we know everything about everything, we'll still be telling stories about why it happened. It's mystery all the way down."
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