What’s the most vital thing in science? (It’s not the scientific method)

What's the most vital thing in science? (It's not the scientific method)
"…the past three centuries seem to have got on nicely without the aid of logic.

Yes, I reply, they have, because there is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods; and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be, and that those centuries have been blessed with."

– Charles Sanders Pierce

Collected papers of Charles Sanders Pierce>>
Image by Camille Flammarion, 1888
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