What is & isn't science

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What is & isn't science

Postby circumspice » Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:26 am

Interesting article:

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/science/ ... -1.1458052

Society would benefit from a better understanding of what is and isn't science.

A theory is distinguished by having both explanatory and predicative power...
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Re: What is & isn't science

Postby uniface » Sat Aug 17, 2013 7:24 am

Irish Times wrote:Not only do people dispute evolution, many deny the existence of man-made global warming, despite incontrovertible evidence.


'nuff said there, I guess ! :D
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Re: What is & isn't science

Postby Ernie L » Wed Aug 21, 2013 4:35 am

Recent events show it's certainly not just the bible thumpers who corrupt the scientific method.
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Re: What is & isn't science

Postby MichelleH » Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:37 am

Ernie L wrote:Recent events show it's certainly not just the bible thumpers who corrupt the scientific method.



That would be the Republicans...... :lol: :lol:
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Re: What is & isn't science

Postby Minimalist » Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:26 am

Indeed. Exhibit A is the Georgia senate rate among the biggest collection of republican jerkoffs the world has ever seen.

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/05/next-senator-georgia-will-probably-be-nuts

The Next Senator From Georgia Will Probably be Nuts

"Lies straight from the pit of hell," "War of Yankee Aggression," and nine other quotes from actual politicians seeking statewide office in the 21st century. (Plus: kittens.)
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Re: What is & isn't science

Postby Frank Harrist » Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:40 am

I'm home! I missed you guys and didn't even know it until I came back here.
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Re: What is & isn't science

Postby MichelleH » Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:48 am

Frank Harrist wrote:I'm home! I missed you guys and didn't even know it until I came back here.



Glad to have you back Frank!
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Re: What is & isn't science

Postby Minimalist » Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:39 pm

Indeed.
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Re: What is & isn't science

Postby Frank Harrist » Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:14 am

Now, lets kick this donkey! (I don't mean democrats, just a figure of speech for lets get things going on here!)
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