Tell that to Martin Luther.
Perspectives are interesting in how they affect the way we perceive
things. They are mistakes and/or obsolete presentations. If we were
living 350 years ago, you would not make the statement you made about
the physics mistakes. Three-hundred fifty years of science has already
done that much to completely alter your perspective, at least regarding
physics. In another hundred years or so, perhaps the example will be
evolution versus cosmology, rather than the physics versus evolution
you're speaking of here.
In case this hasn't yet been referred to (since I haven't been following
the entire discussion here), here's an online review of Jonathan Well's
by evolutionary geneticist Massimo Pigliucci, who teaches at the
University of Connecticut. From his review:
Since there are omissions, simplifications, and inaccuracies
in some general biology textbooks, obviously the modern
theory of evolution must be wrong. This is the astounding
line of reasoning that provides that backbone of Jonathan
Wells' Icons of Evolution.
Todd S. Greene
###### Bert M., 4/12/01 8:51 PM ######
these are mistakes not connected to each other.
They are not presented as a basis to support a scientific or
Adrian Teo wrote:
Hello Bert,Check this out:http://www.escape.ca/~dcc/phys/errors.html
There was also an article in our local papers several months ago about a
team of physicists who went through several textbooks and found some
really ridiculous errors, and some pretty substantial ones as well.
Problem is I don't remember who did that survey and where to find it.
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