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Roedy's Avatar Jump to comment 6 by Roedy

I know you are fighting specifically against creationist claims, but I don't think you can extend this to the more general point of nothing "supernatural" (I suppose you mean "outside of scientifically-accepted reality")

When Einstein made his claims about relativity, they were outside the Euclidean notion of space. They were not treated as theological.

When Erwin Schrödinger and friends came up with the bizarre rules of the quantum small, scientists were deeply uncomfortable with how counter-intuitive they were, but I don't think anyone dismissed them as theological.

Theological arguments are ones without any evidence to support them.

Sun, 29 Jul 2012 03:59:41 UTC | #950267