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RE: Intolerance and Censorship to Skeptics and Contrary Data or Conclusions

in Deep Dives4 months ago

Sadly, we see the road we are on well in our history. Hordes of bootlickers parrot what they're told until violent repression of contrary narratives results in millions of dead. Decades later the truth is begrudgingly allowed out, and no recompense is ever accounted to either the murdered or the murderers. Tens of millions lie in their graves for not joining the ravening herds of collective thinkers in the 20th Century.

Newton enabled the orbits of the planets to be understood when he published his theory of gravity. It was proved well by the motions of the travellers around our sun, and for centuries it was 'settled science' - until it was proved wrong.

Now Einsteinian physics is 'settled science'. But, it will be proved wrong too.

Science never proves anything, except wrong. Science as a method can only disprove theories, no matter how well a theory seems to explain a phenomenon, or how long it's stood, it is not proven right. It just hasn't been proven wrong yet.

That's all science can do.

Murderous mobs are coming for heretics soon. For some, they have already come, though their promoters, the enemedia, do not yet trumpet their bloody victories over lynching victims.

They will soon.

When they come, be ready.

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Science never proves anything, except wrong. Science as a method can only disprove theories, no matter how well a theory seems to explain a phenomenon, or how long it's stood, it is not proven right. It just hasn't been proven wrong yet.

This is the most accurate definition of science I've come across.

Well something is proven right for the level of knowledge supported by observations about what it's trying to demonstrate. Then better observations/testing can prove it wrong, or off and not 100% accurate, but generally accurate, etc. Proving something wrong can even turn out to be wrong since it's also based on testing and observation. Strong evidence leads to a generalized conclusions of proof about something, but yes semantically it's often not "100% proof" since ya never know what else can be demonstrated/detected/measured at some later date.

"Proving something wrong can even turn out to be wrong..."

My father maintains that he once thought he was wrong, but turned out to be wrong about that, so has been right all along. ;)