Re: The story-telling ape (was virus: Logic)

chardin (
Fri, 17 Oct 1997 17:23:33 CST+6CDT

> 3. Most data is now open to scrutiny unless motivated by national
> defense, or company profit

You did not read my old boring long quotes. In fact, most raw data
is NEVER open to scrutiny. Read the book.

4. Many of the tools are almost
> universally accepted (Quantum Physics, General relativity etc...) 5.
> Scientific spoofs are less likely to last very long as scrutiny is
> more viscious and the speed of communication makes lying very
> difficult. ( you don't see the anti-arthritis electrocution units
> about anymore)
These are hard sciences and are easier to deal with, plus these
theories go back 50 years.

> i would not accept any scientific theory that failed any test, and
> was not replicable by others - for or against the idea.

How would you know, most of them are not validated or replicated?
I think I've gotten an admission to that effect.
> Sodom