The logic and rational explanation of a natural phenomenon–however comprehensive it may be–always makes an abstraction of that phenomenon. Theoretical models never capture anything fully; they always leave an unexplained remainder. This remainder is not insignificant, random “noise”. It is the essence of the object. It is its living component. (p. 39)
Desmet, M. (2022). The psychology of totalitarianism. Chelsea Green Publishing: London.
Voir aussi Popper (2013/1945).