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156288Re: [XP] Re: New Agile Vehicles

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  • Steven Gordon
    Jan 24, 2011
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      On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 4:11 AM, D.André Dhondt
      <d.andre.dhondt@...> wrote:
      > On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 2:08 AM, Amir Kolsky <kolsky@...> wrote:
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      >>   And again, one is reminded of Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis…
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      > Meaning that people tend to reject new ideas just because they're new?
      > (Semmelweis suggested surgeons should wash hands with chlorine between
      > patients).

      Alternative interpretation:

      Domains that consider themselves scientific tend to require formal
      proof instead of empirical success before accepting new ideas.

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