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Falsifying Evolution and Moving Goalposts

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Falsificationism has always been an important part of science. Many scientists argue that if a theory cannot be falsified, then it does not qualify as genuine science. That view may be overly simplistic—and it is not falsifiable by the way—but certainly falsificationism is an important tradition within science. Theories are based on empirical data, and it is the empirical data which should have the final say on whether the theory makes sense. Therefore it is curious that evolutionists, while insisting on falsificationism for theories they oppose, suddenly drop this favorite criterion when it comes to their own theory.  Read more

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    pilgrimdan says:


    I wanted to know if you are familiar with a book called A New Kind of Science by Stephen Wolfram.

    If you are, wanted to know what your thoughts are about it especially in the area of complexity…

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