K
karabi sen

Perhaps whether to proceed at all cannot be decided independently of knowing the different possible ways the science in question may proceed. Perhaps the pervasive and sufficient reasons may become felt and be acknowledged as the territory is traversed. Such instances are not not unusual in the evolution of human consciousness. The awareness, formulation and articulation of basic needs may surface and take shape alongside or even posterior to ground-breaking discoveries that open up hitherto unforeseen possibilities.