Having been failed by science in more than just the lack of hover-boards, post-modernism rejects materialism, and re-embraces the spiritual. It rejects empiricism and embraces the irrational. But I protest that they are not as different as they look.
Allow me to pull out my soap box and explain why registration of engineers is a really bad idea and Engineers Australia is not on the side of either engineers, or Australia.
Professor Jordan Peterson says the Pareto distribution is “something like a natural law”, but as an engineer it strikes me that there are far more natural processes that create equality than create inequality. So… why does money flow up-hill? And does it have to be that way?
Perhaps you’ve heard of the “god of the gaps” objection against religion. That God is an idea superstitious minds use to fill gaps in knowledge. But is it truly more reasonable for us to fill the gaps with science than with God?