RE: [asa] FYI: Arrogance, dogma and why science - not faith - is the new enemy of

From: Alexanian, Moorad <alexanian@uncw.edu>
Date: Mon Aug 20 2007 - 20:11:31 EDT

What would falsify the major tenets of evolutionary theory?

 

Moorad

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Subject: RE: [asa] FYI: Arrogance, dogma and why science - not faith - is the new enemy of

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> Behalf Of Alexanian, Moorad
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> Subject: RE: [asa] FYI: Arrogance, dogma and why science - not faith -
> is the new enemy of
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> The very same points you make against ID can be similarly be made
> against evolutionary theory. Just as design is an "observation
> of fact", some may say that evolutionary theory is also an
> observation of fact. However, neither observation of fact can be
> incorporated into a theory in order to make predications. In
> fact, the observation of design is more palpable and real than
> the "observation" of common descent. The former is an obvious
> observation of fact whereas the latter is a very tenuous
> inference from presently existing facts.
>
>
>
> Moorad
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What would falsify ID?
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