One of the most interesting lessons I learned as an enthusiast of the growing knowledge base in cell biology during the fifties and sixties, was the tale of the microtubule. No one saw its presence in electron micrographs of the cell until the aldehyde fixatives were discovered and began to be used.
To us in the systems field, there are two prevailing error in human thinking we frequently warn about:
- The Importance of Unlearning: Humans, and especially scientist,
- The Inevitability of Dynamic: