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Casey Christofaris

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How do we prove an answer

that it How do we prove an answer


I just want to clarify that I do love science and the understanding of the universe that it has brought us. As well as the tech

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    Feb 4 2013: Consistency of argument and evidence, but No staement can ever be proven 100.00% - Cartesian Doubt. DC
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      Feb 4 2013: Has the following statement ever been proven 100%:
      "No statement can be proven 100%."?
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        Feb 4 2013: Haha, no ofcorse not,. It is consistent with itself though.
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          Feb 4 2013: No. Actually it is self-conflicting and therefore falsifies itself.
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          Feb 5 2013: @ ed

          "Say that again, where does science start? If no statement can be proven 100% then what does prove your answer?"

          Ok so lets take that the earth moves? We thought for a very long time that the earth didn't move. While studying the sky's Galileo saw evidence that it did and was actually moving. So his answer is the earth moves. Then he used his research that he already had to prove his answer. He work backwards from his conclusion that if all this evidence is correct then the earth must move. No where have I read that he postulated out of no logic or intuition that earth moves. He saw evidence that suggested it. And then proved his conclusion.
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        Feb 4 2013: Its also self fulfilling like all things are our science starts with an answer and then trys to answer it. I think our earth is round, here is proof why. Or i think light is a particle, ill use the scientific method and work backwards to prove my answer
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          Feb 5 2013: Say that again, where does science start? If no statement can be proven 100% then what does prove your answer?

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