Originally Posted by Dave Lane
The guy who "invented" the wheel was a scientist.
sci·ence [sahy-uh ns] noun
1.a branch of knowledge or study dealing with a body of facts or truths systematically arranged and showing the operation of general laws.
2. systematic knowledge of the physical or material world gained through observation and experimentation.
3. any of the branches of natural or physical science.
4. systematized knowledge in general.
5. knowledge, as of facts or principles; knowledge gained by systematic study.
Talk about overly broad definitions of science. Systematized knowledge in general? Come on....
You know as well as I do that things such the wheel, written language, agriculture, etc are pre-scientific. You are being disingenuous if you claim otherwise.