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Re: Johnny Ball on science teaching

Unfortunately, I would have to say that the primary advances in human well-being have been due to engineers and amateur science inventors, who did not accept the restrictions the more scientifically "educated" would place us under. As I put it, "The scientists proclaim, and inventors and engineers disdain (those "scientific" proclamations)".