Creationism and other doctrines. Was Mindforth
dlc at io.frii.com
Wed Jan 1 22:34:44 EST 2003
In comp.robotics.misc Erik Max Francis <max at alcyone.com> wrote:
: 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.
All right, all right, I was taking a shortcut there because I thought
the faith-scientist would not know or understand the "null hypothesis"
and I really didn't want to try to explain it. You are correct.
* Dennis Clark dlc at frii.com www.techtoystoday.com *
* "Building Robot Drive Trains" published by McGraw-Hill 2002 *
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