From Scientific American: in an effort to understand the mystery of time’s arrow, past and future,
many physicists have sought help from an unfamiliar source: philosophers.
From philosophers? To most physicists, that sounds rather quaint. The closest some get to philosophy is a late-night conversation over dark beer. Even those who have read serious philosophy generally doubt its usefulness; after a dozen pages of Immanuel Kant, philosophy begins to seem like the unintelligible in pursuit of the undeterminable. “To tell you the truth, I think most of my colleagues are terrified of talking to philosophers—like being caught coming out of a pornographic cinema,” says physicist Max Tegmark of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (paywall for the rest)
So by definition, they are studying with people who are purveying untruths?
Sure, because Tegmark is the multiverse wizard, and remember: The multiverse: Where everything turns out to be true, except philosophy and religion
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