one of the principle tenents of science is
November 29, 2013
one of the principle tenents of science is defeasbility
all science facts can be challenged and potentially proved false.
all of them.
even the ones that we really really think cannot be broken
(like laws of physics)
even, gasp the scientific method itself (or other forms of inductive
this principle is one of science’s greatest strengths
because it is intended to avoid and discourage dogma and faith-based
adherence to principles
the status of scientific truths are of the nature
“has yet to be proven false”
rather than eternal and immutable truth
but ppl still want to clutch their pearls the moment someone levels any