With the critical proviso that the scientific world
view does not preclude transcendental ideas like
"wonder" and "compassion", as per my original
reference to the writings of Loren Eiseley, I must say
that your Yasmin blog post of today, "Why does
art-science matter?" -- and let us note the date for
art historical purposes: Sunday, October 19th, 2014! --
has been a revelation to me.
One follows these blogs with a certain forbearance:
fellow travelers beating the same dead horse with
slightly different colored whips; but your formulation
of art in the service of science as opposed to religion
must be accorded the highest of Enlightenment
honors: "What oft was thought, but ne'er so well
G. W. (Glenn) Smith
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