Questioning everything is at the core of science; yet questioning science itself by challenging its foundations may lead one to be condemned and ostracized as an extremist. Still, it is the non-complacent, non-consensus-oriented thinkers who have provided the most profound paradigm shifts, redefining science itself. Of course, this takes courage or having nothing to lose. For two hundred years the brightest minds believed Newton’s concepts of space and time were absolute—or perhaps they kept their mouths shut.
Fever Spores: The Queer Reclamation of William S. Burroughs, Rebel Satori Press, 2022