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How can I convince my son (who has an MBA) that the climate change is man-made and not a “natural correction” touted by “Faux News?”

How can I convince my son (who has an MBA) that the climate change is man-made and not a “natural correction” touted by “Faux News?” [ 30/August/21 ] That is not a useful way to conceptualize the problem, it is … Continue reading

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Lifeboat – Science is ..

Lifeboat Foundation – Science is … [ 5/August/21] I agree with Marco Santini, Science is not about Truth, it is about successive revisions of approximations and models such that we become less wrong over time. It seems beyond any shadow … Continue reading

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Theory of Evolution

What can take down the theory of evolution? [ 27/May/21 ] What do you mean by the “Theory of Evolution”? If you mean the process of evolution, the very complex sets of possible causes of variation, and the ability of … Continue reading

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Philosophy of Science Facebook group – Nature of science

Philosophy of Science Facebook group Alessandro Carvalho shared a link [ 25/May/21 ] All 6 answers are clearly wrong. Science, at its best, is an eternal enquiry into the nature of being that uses a process of refining all elements … Continue reading

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Daniel S – comment on science as belief

Daniel S – comment on science as belief [ 25/May/21 ] Hi Daniel, It is clear that human neural networks have a very strong set of biases for simple answers to complex questions. The major evolutionary and developmental reasons for … Continue reading

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What should I say to the biology haters, those who say that biology lovers are kids and physics lovers are legends?

What should I say to the biology haters, those who say that biology lovers are kids and physics lovers are legends? [ 20/May/21 ] I’d explain to them in the following way that really don’t understand what they are talking … Continue reading

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Comments to a Science denier on the question Did various vertebrates evolve from a common ancestor?

Reply to Did various vertebrates evolve from a common ancestor? [ 19/May/21 S Alrich wrote … “There is no reason based on observations to suggest vertebrates of different kinds are related” …] This is simply ignorant nonsense, and ignores all … Continue reading

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Comment on the nature of Science

Creationists in many countries do not accept evolution and they completely ignore it. Why do creationists in the US want to teach science to scientists? [ 11/May/21 – comment to Brett Passmore’s comment] Having expert knowledge in an area of … Continue reading

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Speed of Quantum Entanglement?

A comment in Foundations of Logic Facebook group linked toChinese Physicists Measure Speed of Quantum Entanglement [ 10/May/21 Joe Bennett wrote … ” It’s undeniable proof that “something” can travel faster than the speed of light” …] Not necessarily. It … Continue reading

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What kind of relation do common sense and science have, allies or enemies?

What kind of relation do common sense and science have, allies or enemies? [ 29/April/21 ] Of the other answers at time of writing this David Miller’s seems closest to me. And the idea that one can break down the … Continue reading

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