AXIOLOGICAL HYPOTESES versus AXIOMS 3)
J.W. SUTHERLAND says that the negation of POPPER's caveat about embracing creeds, "transforms axiological hypotheses into axioms" … in which case " …the role of the scientist is displaced by that of the rethorician" (1973, p.107).
Since most, if not all of the General Systems models, are patently axiological hypotheses, generalists should be careful not to fall in the trap signaled by POPPER.
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