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Do scientists increasingly doubt the truth of evolution?

Do scientists increasingly doubt the truth of evolution? [ 16/April/21 ] No. I know of no scientists (as I accept the definition of scientist), who has any significant doubts about evolution. And that requires understanding the definition of scientist. I … Continue reading

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Don’t bother with David Belinksi Devils delusion

Vance Armors link to David Belinksi Devils delusion [ 10/Mar/21 In response to his own post “Science is glorified magic” Vance Armor linked to a video] I watched that video for 47 minutes, then gave it up. The guy possibly … Continue reading

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Responsibility for discoveries

Scientists accept no responsibility for what is done with their discoveries. Do scientists believe that science is more important than humanity? [ 7/Mar/21 ] Anil Mitra and Scott Currier both give reasonable answers, but the question is not accurate. Many … Continue reading

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Science, Faith, Religion

Foundations of Logic Science, faith and religion [ 23/Feb/21 Walter Kant posted in Foundations of LogicScience, faith and religion:There are at least 3 basic types of theological, religious, philosophical and scientific thinking (1.transcendent 2.transcendental 3.inductive) that can lead to the … Continue reading

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Solving problems

STEM question- If you could use that math or/and science to solve a world problem, what problem would you solve? Describe the problem? How do u think math/or science could be used to address the problem? [ 10/Feb/21 ] If … Continue reading

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A counter to one of Tom’s antivax posts

[ 28/Jan/21 Tom posted against polio virus] The action of this virus is fairly well understood.http://www.meduniwien.ac.at/100yearspolio/pfds/hogle.pdf You are becoming a danger to those you love Tom. Wake UP ! [followed by …” If you look at your own health history, … Continue reading

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Limits on research?

Should scientific research have any limitations placed on it? [ 12/1/21 ] As others have noted – what sort of limitations do you mean? If you are talking about limits required to manage identified or suspected risk associated with particular … Continue reading

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Has the advance of science contributed to the advance of philosophy?

[ 11/1/21 Foundations of Logic – Facebook page – Walter SmithHas the advance of science contributed to the advance of philosophy?] It seems to me that one can only make that assessment on an individual by individual basis – as … Continue reading

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Quora – How do you predict the impact of geoengineering

How do you predict the impact of geoengineering in nature? [ 23/11/20 ] Learn as much as possible about complex systems, evolution, chemistry, quantum mechanics, Bayesian inference, physics, history, and psychology, and then be prepared to dance with eternal uncertainty; … Continue reading

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Science

[ 12/11/20 Bruno Stated “Science cannot prove any of it”… and Walter asked “Why can’t prove anything?”] Science only ever deals in probabilities, never “proof” in the classical sense. In science things are only ever proven to the “beyond reasonable … Continue reading

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