March 20, 2013 — Frits Ahlefeldt
Definition of science
Drawings about limits to what we can understand
Trying to somehow sketch ideas for a definition of science while I am reading about limitations to our understanding and our ability to observe “reality”.
One of the things I think might be very special for us humans is how hard we work to understand (and construct models for) reality. And how we know all too well that even our best understandings are limited, not only by our perception, imagination, evolution and culture. But also because we look at everything from a specific position in time and space, that is so difficult to grasp, change or think beyond.
Here are a few more illustrations around it: