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Popper:
Science is an open belief system ­ theories are open to scrutiny, testing and criticism
Science is governed by the principle of falsification ­ scientists deliberately try and disprove theories
Scientific knowledge is cumulative; it builds on the achievements of previous scientists
Scientific knowledge is not sacred or absolute…

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Prevent w/c from realising their true situation through r/c ideology which creates a false class
consciousness (e.g. equality will never work because it goes against human nature)
HOWEVER ABERCROMBIE ET AL ARGUE THAT ECONOMIC FACTORS RATHER THAN IDEOLOGICAL
FACTORS KEEP THE WORKERS FROM REBELLING (E.G. UNEMPLOYMENT)
Gramsci: w/c can develop…

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