“The scientific method is the radio edit of great science.
Great science doesn’t look much like the story you’ve been told about people diligently trying to falsify things and all sorts of statistical significance.
Great science looks like breaking into graveyards and digging up bodies when you know you shouldn’t, or trusting your aesthetic sense when the data tells you otherwise.
You may want to tame this thing, but it won’t be tamed. It will always be the case that the leaders of the field are the misfits in the back throwing spitballs rather than the good kids who are always there on time raising their hands.”