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sbe's Avatar Jump to comment 9 by sbe

Rtambree, your counter argument is quite silly. What about all the scientists who believed that the body was composed of and functioned by a proper balance of "humors"? Just one example. Scientific knowledge isn't the only area of human knowledge that has expanded and updated itself over time. And what other knowledge do we have? Try art, literature, philosophy, politics, etc. I know you're not really as ignorant as you seem.

Sorry, Bonzai, Popper's ideas are the basis for modern scientific research. What scientists had been doing all along? What was it they were doing all along? Certainly not the scientific method which was first formally developed in the late 19th century. Oh, my those dangerous positivist! They'll be the ruination of us all!

Tue, 13 Nov 2007 09:17:00 UTC | #83816