We can compare lock-in to scientific method. The philosopher Karl Popper was correct when he claimed that science is a process that disqualifies thoughts as it proceeds – one can, for example, no longer reasonably believe in a flat Earth that sprang into being some thousands years ago. Science removes ideas from play empirically, for […]
“art for art’s sake” according to Benjamin this is as maleable and stealable as the pure/abstract science. if you don’t make it political, it can be used by someone elese for an atomic bomb.