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Wallace, Alfred Russell - The use of observations as evidence

Identifier

021613

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

A description of the experience

The first great lesson in the enquiry into these obscure fields of knowledge, [is] never to accept the disbelief of great men or their accusations of imposture or of imbecility as of any weight when opposed to the repeated observation of facts by other men, admittedly sane and honest. (A. R. Wallace)

The source of the experience

Wallace, Alfred Russell

Concepts, symbols and science items

Concepts

Learning

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Science Items

Activities and commonsteps

Activities

Overloads

Being constantly criticised

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