Is "Science" an indoctrination?

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Re: Is "Science" an indoctrination?

#721  Postby kennyc » Mar 04, 2014 6:17 pm

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Well, to be frank, well not really frank, I'm Kenny, but on Christmas Day at the beginning of this thread:

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Re: Is "Science" an indoctrination?

#722  Postby surreptitious57 » Feb 16, 2015 3:26 am

Frank Merton wrote:
Most scientists start with a conclusion ( theory ) and work to support it

Hypothesis comes before theory not after it and as a retired scientist you should know this

And so this makes me wonder what particular scientific discipline you practised now Frank
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Re: Is "Science" an indoctrination?

#723  Postby Darwinsbulldog » Feb 16, 2015 6:01 am

surreptitious57 wrote:
Frank Merton wrote:
Most scientists start with a conclusion ( theory ) and work to support it

Hypothesis comes before theory not after it and as a retired scientist you should know this

And so this makes me wonder what particular scientific discipline you practised now Frank

Perhaps that is why they retired him. A basic misunderstanding of the scientific method/process. :ask: :ask:
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