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SCIENCE PROBABILITY AUTHORITY APODICTIC CATECHISM CIGAR SMOKING CARCINOGEN CANCER THROAT PSYCOLOGY PSYCHIATRY CARCINOGEN


SCIENCE IS NOT DOGMA
IT IS PROBABILITY

"It is a mistake to believe that a science consists in nothing but conclusively proved propositions, and it is unjust to demand that it should. It is a demand only made by those who feel a craving for authority in some form and a need to replace the religious catechism by something else, even if it be a scientific one. Science in its catechism has but few apodictic percepts; it consists mainly of statements which it has developed to varying degrees of probability. The capacity to be content with these approximations to certainty and the ability to carry on constructive work despite the lack of final confirmation, are actually a mark of the scientific habit of mind."


Sigmund Freud, M.D. (1856-1939)

Freuds love of cigars ... and fatal cancer of the throat.

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