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Gerald O'brian

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Evolution: "just a theory". Scientific caution is sometimes confusing.

The fact that our best available theories are still speculations misleads some people to believe that these ideas are not founded. Hence, some people suppose their uneducated opinion is just as bad, or as good, as the mainstream scientific hypothesis.
This trend is probably led by the way science has been taught, i e as a flawless method that offers facts about reality.
And by pre-scientific philosophy, still strong in our modern societies.

Evolution is "just a theory" the way Notre Dame is "just a pile of rocks", isn't it?

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  • Jun 10 2013: I just want to remind every one of Gregor Mendel an oft under appreciated genius.
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      Jun 10 2013: I think that you may not only need remind them but perhaps also teach those who don't know.
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      Jun 10 2013: Mendel? Isn't he the guy that got this whole GMO thing going?
      • Jun 10 2013: Nope. GMO is much older than that. Going back thousands of years to the domestication of dogs, wheat, corn, et cetera ...

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