@aw @changbai well yeah quite - for instance nobody thinks that the Bohr model of the atom is "stupid" in part because it's still taught in schools despite not actually being an accurate model of how the universe works.
Defining your worldview by what science agrees with *already* is precluding the first step of the scientific process: hypothesis.
@grimmware @aw @changbai Chiming in, but this is somewhat where Kuhn and Popper disagree too. Popper likes to think of the scientist as infallible and ever self-correcting. Kuhn on the other hand prefers to look at scientists as essentially fallible, holding their own beliefs of the "right" science. Thanks for this discussion!