2004 : WHAT'S YOUR LAW?

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Neuroscientist; Professor, University of Washington; Author, Global Fever
Calvin's Law of Coherence

When things "all hang together," you have either gotten the joke, solved the puzzle, argued in a circle, focused your chain of logic so narrowly that you will be blindsided—or discovered a hidden pattern in nature. Science, in large part, consists of imagining coherent solutions and then making sure that you weren't fooled by a false coherence as in astrology.