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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I found this gem in the introduction to a book on classical mechanics, which the author used to slate the enemies of science, the traditional (religion, the inquisition) and the modern (social science): That one never has to vary G or introduce any fudge factors in order to fit emperical data illustrates the essential difference between the mere mathematical modelling of irregular phenonema and laws of nature: research fields that are totally disconnected from physics have no universal constants.