[WikiEN-l] Wikipedia:Fringe noticeboards/Theory

Marc Riddell michaeldavid86 at comcast.net
Fri Jul 6 23:17:45 UTC 2007

on 7/6/07 7:07 PM, geni at geniice at gmail.com wrote:

> On 7/6/07, Charlotte Webb <charlottethewebb at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 7/6/07, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> These are facts. Presenting them as anything else would be misleading.
>> I'm not talking about facts. I'm talking about unprovable and mutually
>> conflicting theories.
> Speciation is a theory
> "The earth is a reasonably well-approximated oblate spheroid." is a theory.
> The first conflictics with certian versions of creationism. The second
> conflicts with the Aristotelian model.
>> Nobody's seriously dismissing Einstein as a nutter, but he himself
>> admitted "No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a
>> single experiment can prove me wrong."
>> Such is the beauty of theories.
> If you are going to bring up falsificationism you could at least have
> the decency to credit Karl Popper rather than Einstein.



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