View Single Post
Old 05-09-2018, 03:30 PM   #1628 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
aerohead's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Sanger,Texas,U.S.A.
Posts: 16,021
Thanks: 24,113
Thanked 7,264 Times in 4,684 Posts

Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
Science is based on independently reproducible results.

Scientific laws display 100% accuracy, that's why it's a law, it always works, 100% of the time and there is no counter argument that isn't proved wrong 100% of the time.
If the science only works 97% or 99% of the time, or there is counter arguments that can not be absolutely disproven all of the time then the little bit of science in question is still a theory.
But I see this a lot, global warming believers and bible thumpers not grasping how basic science works or is applied.
Scientific laws are the only settled science, but even they can be challenged.
If I give your wife Thalidomide,there's only a statistical likelihood that your children will have feet growing out of the tops of their heads.
Do you want to wait until they can predict with certainty,which children,and what deformities are certain until you take her off the medication?
Photobucket album:
The Following User Says Thank You to aerohead For This Useful Post:
NeilBlanchard (05-10-2018)