As the area of "known" expands, the area of "unknown" does not narrow, but rather it expands proportionally.

Tatsuo Hayashi



When unknown facts start to be revealed, things that can not be explained by conventional understanding also increase. If you move to a viewpoint that can explain them as well, not only new problems but also already resolved problems will emerge, which makes the situation even more complicated. The critics says that because of this, good scientists sometimes "turned" into religion. From a collection of commentaries, "The Way History Ends."


"November 18,  2018

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"