[Histonet] Art vs Science

Bill bill501 <@t> mindspring.com
Mon Feb 5 10:42:15 CST 2007

At 10:12 AM -0500 2/5/07, Pat Flannery wrote:
>Personally, I can think of no greater compliment to a scientist than 
>that his or her work is beautiful.

Whenever I have made that comment, I have meant it as a compliment. I 
would certainly rather be considered an artist than a scientist, 
better both.

But, 'art' implies creativity, and while I encourage creativity in my 
technicians and in myself, the #$%@ bureaucraps and regulators do 
everything in their power to stamp it out. They are the priests of 

Of course all of this is meaningless unless we understand 'art' and 
'science' in the same way as individuals.

Bill Blank, MD
Heartland Lab

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