In trying to make discoveries, we are trying to uncover knowledge
of HIDDEN realities. It appears impossible to uncover knowledge of hidden
realities. How can we evaluate results? (How can we find out whether they
are true or even good approximations when we cannot compare them to the
hidden realities?) But we are often able to do things which appear impossible;
it depends on whether we have chanced onto, or discovered, or invented,
the relevant OPERATING PRINCIPLES. It appeared impossible to fly
to the moon in one lifetime. We discovered the principle of the rocket.
If we can discover the operating principle for making discoveries,
we know how we make discoveries. In this paper, I show step by step
how we can discover this operating principle.
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