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Science Vs Philosophy

Summary: As an analogy, metaphysics and science are like a mind and a tool attempting to build a house. A tool cannot wield itself; it requires a mind to use it. Likewise, if there is a mind but no tool, there is no means to put the ideas of the mind into existence. When one successfully combines the two, the house may be built. This analogy may also be elaborated to show that that when the two are combined, the weaknesses of each style of interpretation can be minimized.
You have a person. An event occurs. The event enters into the sensory perceptions the person. The person's experience, logic, and beliefs (in other words the brain) will interpret this in a fashion parallel to the person's brain. This is the interpretation of the astronaut.

You may or may not have a person. If the person exists, the event enters into his sensory perceptions. If it could be proven that his sensory perceptions are completely accurate (that is, if it could be proven that what we experience with our senses represents the largest, most complete picture of everything) then the person will interpret this in a fashion parallel to this person's brain. If it cannot be proven that our "sensory experience" is perfect, or, an "evil genius" is not deluding it, then the person cannot be sure that his reaction to this event is consistent with the...

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