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Posted by Scott Abernathy on May 24, 2002 00:53:32 UTC

So you are admitting that the people with whom you agree with, can absolutely say, without any reservation that science can prove absolutes. That science can just say, "Well there is the answer to that problem, lets close the book and never scrutinize that theory again". Hogwash - I don't believe it. That is the most ridiculous statement you have made in this forum.

To be labeled a scientific law, the theory has to stand up against test after test and be accepted by the entire scientific community over a long period of time. It must be observable every single time, without error or change. What you are talking about is theory. Some people call evolution a law and a theory. Some aspects of evolutionary theory have been shown to occur over and over and time again, but other parts are still blurry. As a whole, evolution is still a work in progress and is not even close to being a total and complete scientific law. Creationism could certainly never be a law, because we would have to have chats with God and get its point of view on the matter. People that talked with God 2000 years ago and left not a single shred of tangible evidence do not count. Their "first hand" accounts cannot be taken at face value.

As I stated - that NATURE of science is not up for debate. It is what it is!! Science cannot prove things, only disprove things and use evidence to support, discard, or revise theories.

I can't believe that any scientist worth his salt would ever go against that statement.


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