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Old 25th February 2017, 12:24 PM   #176
stevea
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Originally Posted by ThatOneGuy View Post
You don't see scientists huddling together chanting "Darwin was right....Darwin was right....I know in my heart Darwin was right..."
I think that is exactly what you see when ppl who do not understand the science of a particular topic regularly make assertions. I have 4 STEM degrees, yet I've been lectured by ppl whom I suspect could not pass a HS science test, that I am wrong and science is on their side ("X is true", "it's been proven", "the science is settled", sort of talk).

'Science' when used as an appeal to authority, rather than understood, is reduced to a mere religious belief system.
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