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On the Incompleteness of Science

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By now we know that empirical research can be more effective than scientific research when studying the social sciences, but what can we do when the problem we are trying to address is too large and complex, and how can we make sure that our assumptions always map to physical reality?In an earlier article, I wrote about physical reality as the reification of an abstract concept. I did not mean that physical reality itself is abstract. I was giving an illustration of physical reality as a concept that would be assumed in science in order to avoid ontological discourses and make progress (hidde
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Stratégie en zone d’ incertitude : le sens se construit dans l’action

Dans un contexte de crise marqué par l’ incertitude, peut-on encore se contenter de suivre la trajectoire pré-définie par un plan stratégique ? Face à la complexité de la réalité, ne faut-il pas pl...
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Prof. Pielke Jr.: 'Efforts to reduce uncertainty via 'consensus science' — such as scientific assessments — are misplaced. Consensus science can provide only an illusion of certainty'

'When consensus is substituted for a diversity of perspectives, it may in fact unnecessarily constrain decision-makers' options...the purpose of developing a 'consensus' is to to quash dissent and end debate.
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The Meaning of the Finger Pointing to the Moon

The Meaning of the Finger Pointing to the Moon | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it
The laughing Buddha Hotei is pointing to the moon. what does this mean? Contentment and happiness being his defining attributes, Hotei has a cheerful face and a big belly.
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Special issue: What is reality? - New Scientist

Special issue: What is reality? - New Scientist | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it
The more we learn about reality, the less we understand it. Our special collection of articles explores how we define reality, what it could be and whether it exists

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FastTFriend's curator insight, December 21, 2013 5:39 AM

 But what is reality? The more we probe it, the harder it becomes to comprehend. In the eight articles on this page we take a tour of our fundamental understanding of the world around us, starting with an attempt to define reality and ending with the idea that whatever reality is, it isn’t what it seems.

Luciano Lampi's curator insight, January 8, 2014 11:55 AM

Dream about this question....

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3 Fascinating Facts About Our Brilliant Brains

3 Fascinating Facts About Our Brilliant Brains | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it
Our brains do a lot of work behind the scenes to help us function and thrive. But we largely know this already.
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How unrealistic optimism is maintained in the face of reality

How unrealistic optimism is maintained in the face of reality | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it
This study reports that people are worse at incorporating negative information when updating their beliefs. Correspondingly, neural activity encodes desirable information updates, but there is weaker encoding of unexpectedly undesirable information.
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Leadership & Perception | N2Growth Blog

Leadership & Perception | N2Growth Blog | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it

Does perception matter? We’ve all heard the saying “perception is reality,” but is it true? Does perception never, rarely, sometimes, or always equal reality? While I long ago reached the conclusion that perception does in fact matter, it may not be for the reasons that you might think. I have found that the majority of people tend to be myopic with regard to perception…they understand their own perceptions, but are quite often either ignorant or intolerant of other’s perceptions. You see, the most important item to understand is that success as a leader has very little to do with your perception, but rather it has everything to do with the perception of others.

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