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On Science and Art - Illustrated with an Example regarding Security Analysis

The debate over science and art is louder than ever before (at least in the human history that we are aware of). We can vividly see from our own life and society the pace at which science overtakes art. In one of the post in this blog 'Are Miracles Religious', we attempted to define miracle as "an event that appears inexplicable by the laws of nature" and finally added - "as the spectrum of naturalness increases through scientific means, the word miracle itself will vanish." But in this post let me try to elaborate it a bit more by synonymizing the word 'miracle' with 'art'. If we substitute 'art' with the latter quoted sentence, it sounds - "as the spectrum of naturalness increases through scientific means, the word art itself will vanish." That sounds weird, because it can also mean that as the scientific knowledge increases, we forget to appreciate art. Do we really? Are the cuboid shaped utility buildings substituting…