Pulse again: is Biology the new Physics? RSS, Trackback and Ping again, too
Just read today's installments, the basic point of these chunks is that biology is the new physics, and that our dominant paradigms need to be drawn (or are beginning to be drawn) from life not mechanics.
The argument that we should/are changing our dominant thought and cultural paradigms from mechanics to biology makes good sense to me. My problem is that Robert Frenay
doesn't argue for it so much as hype it. If you are not already convinced there is little but hyperbole here to change your mind...
At least one reviewer of the book seems to agree:
But readers looking for in-depth analyses may be left wanting more.
As for the blog format, the problem, once again, is RSS. I read Pulse
in my feedreader, I comment on my
blog... No connection. Now, I know the answer is something called "trackback
", but I'm not techie enough to have worked out how to understand or use them. If they are so important how come they are not built into the Blogger