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Why the Rule?

I have informed you of a crucial rule in science as articulated by many leading mainstream scientiststhe concepts of goals or purposes have no place in biology. We have also seen that the situation becomes more clear when we focus on this rule from a sociological rather than a philosophical perspective – the rule is a feature or trait of science. It makes no sense to have debates about science while ignoring one of its core traits. So let’s now turn to why it is that the rule exists in science.

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