„The methodology of problem-solving, as can easily be observed, is what we might call ‚the laboratory approach‘. It consists of eliminating all factors that cannot be strictly controlled or, at least, accurately measured and ‚allowed for‘. What remains is no longer a part of real life with all its unpredictabilities, but an isolated system posing convergent, and therefore in principle soluble, problems. The solution of a convergent problem, at the same time, proves something about the isolated system, but nothing at all about matters outside and beyond it.
I have said that to solve a problem is to kill it. There is nothing wrong with ‚killing‘ a convergent problem, for it relates to what remains after life, consciousness and self-awareness have already been eliminated.“
Siehe auch: A Guide for the Perplexed