and actually more than that, confront our perspectives deliberately to anything that can contradict them, whether it be another perspective or uncooperative parts of the natural world as we perceive it.

That’s how science is practiced: first, you faithfully formalise a perspective, then you let it go a little, live its own life, let it make you fall for it a little, until soon, bAm! It collides with the another formalised perspective! Then you gather your spirits, and shift your attention from your pet perspective to the pricking contradiction at hand evidenced by the collision. Then, you make sure you have that precisely formalised. Then