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to what extent can science be considered as a biased way of obtaining knowledge?

Although we all tend to believe scientific discoveries, to what extent are we being manipulated to do so? Can scientists be using the confirm bias explanation to prove their theories right ? In the world today, several theories continue to be proved wrong, what does this say about science ? Thus, is science any more reliable than history ?

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    Dec 27 2011: KNOWLEDGE IS THE EDGE OF SCIENCE

    Knowledge by nature attributed with consciousness. Knowledge within Science (Scientific) continuum considered as narrow meaning and attached limited inside Data (D) – Information (I) – Knowledge (K) – Wisdom (W) or DIKW continuum. Knowledge in broad sense nothing else considered as Nature Knowledge spanning from quantum level containing consciousness element factor (CEF) as quantum consciousness going through physical, biological, Human Knowledge en route toward beyond human and infinity (absolute Knowledge)

    D – I continuum is the hub of Science. K – W located “at the Edge of Science”. Portion of K overlapping within D – I domain called as “Scientific Knowledge”. On the other hand, portion of K beyond D – I continuum or within K – W domain called as “Knowledgeable Science” (Visit our K-base http://bit.ly/tqk27f )

    Our http://bit.ly/pOSGBt - “Knowledge is the Edge of Science” will explain the “what–why–where–how” of the limitation of Science (Scientific Knowledge), and the beginning of “Knowledgeable Science”. To get overall insight on the issue, visit also our http://bit.ly/rjJzgb - “Addressing the dawn of Knowledgeable Science era”

    Our concept of Knowledge Value (KV) applied to Nature as well as Human Knowledge, shown as Knowledge Management (KM) metrics derived from our Human System Biology-based KM (HSBKM) model framework applied in the form of an absolute value scaling ratio ranging from 10 -38 (Planck number) applied to Knowon, our newly proposed 5th fundamental force in physics and consecutively KV = 5.0 applied to human Knowledge with Higher Consciousness (KHC) or accumulated to KV = 9.0 as human maximum possible score en route to infinity or goes beyond human KV. KV is mean to assessing hypothetically the intensity of Nature Knowledge consciousness element factor (CEF) within Knowledge continuum in the Universe (see URL http://bit.ly/rvDQMO - “Knowledge Value (KV)” and http://bit.ly/uH9DCA -“Basic structure..
    • Dec 27 2011: Hi, Md Santo !!!
      You said :
      "Knowledge in broad sense nothing else considered as Nature Knowledge spanning from quantum level containing consciousness element factor (CEF) as quantum consciousness going through physical, biological, Human Knowledge en route toward beyond human and infinity (absolute Knowledge)"

      Could it be equated to the mystic metaphor " The Knower is the Known "

      Thank you !
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        Dec 27 2011: Dear Natasha,
        Yes. You are absolutely right, “The Knower is the Known”. For your information, actually it is to some degree related to metaphor what I called as “KNOWLEDGE ‘R’ US” ( visit http://bit.ly/eRWQD7 - April 1, 2010 )

        Md Santo
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      Jan 10 2012: Hello Mr. Santo
      I am in agreement with David Weinberger who wrote:
      "The real problem with the DIKW pyramid is that it's a pyramid. The image that knowledge (much less wisdom) results from applying finer-grained filters at each level, paints the wrong picture. That view is natural to the Information Age which has been all about filtering noise, reducing the flow to what is clean, clear and manageable. Knowledge is more creative, messier, harder won, and far more discontinuous."-David Weinberger

      Wisdom comes more from experience than from knowledge. A child who has burned his fingers once does not need to know the boiling point of water in order to avoid the hot iron a second time. Knowledge alone does not automatically confer wisdom. A person can know about sex, condoms, HIV, STDs, and still act without wisdom. The belief that 'enough data, filtered correctly' will confer wisdom' is erroneous.. The process you describe uses computers and scientific methods and algorithms, but the result is a social network acting on what is contained in its databanks. It is not science, and it does not guarantee wisdom..
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        Jan 10 2012: Dear Jon,

        Yes, I agree also with David Weinberger classified K in somewhat broader sense, not just only fixed in between I and W within DIKW continuum. With noted that it will surely irrelevant and/or not valid to the ICT evolution or Information age considering that “intervention” factors techno – process – people always exist . In other words, within evolution of Science which is currently takes place in the form of a shifting hub from formerly D – I toward K and beyond as the hub of Science, or shifting paradigm from formerly called as Scientific Knowledge toward Knowledgeable Science era, then we should gave K as broader meaning. In this circumstance, Human Knowledge is the integral part of Nature Knowledge and because Consciousness is the prominent attribute of Knowledge, so Human Consciousness also integral part within Nature Consciousness continuum spanning from quantum level containing consciousness element factor (CEF) applied to Boson massless particle to human level and beyond. So, in broader sense, Wisdom is Knowledge with higher level of consciousness

        Ref for this short narration are URLs http://bit.ly/s9ZNqR - “Basic structure of Human System Biology-based Knowledge Management (HSBKM) model framework” and http://bit.ly/tbyFrf - “Science beyond Knowledge as solution to Basic Science on the issues of Higgs Boson”

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