There is great concern amongst the astronomers of the world about the forest fires around Los Angeles that are threatening the legendary observatories in the area. You can read more here, here, here and here.
If your philosophy of [scientific] history claims that the sequence should have been A→B→C, and it is C→A→B, then your philosophy of history is wrong. You have to take the data of history seriously.
John S. Wilkins 30th August 2009
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