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Creationism and other doctrines. Was Mindforth

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Tue Dec 31 22:33:18 EST 2002

Dennis Clark wrote:

> Those stating that belief is the same for science as for religion miss
> a
> key point.
> SOMEONE proved a scientific theory.

This betrays some misunderstanding of the scientific method.  In
science, you never prove theories, you only disprove them.  You can
never have a "proven" theory as a matter of course, although you can
obviously have theories that are so well-established that they are all
for all intents and purposes engineering facts.

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