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Originally posted by Helmkat
Bad bad science!
We should all be in the trees eating bugs and fruit!
Personally I kinda like science.
Not sure what you have against science OP since without it you probably would of died a long time ago, eaten by a Lion or succumb to an infected tooth.
Originally posted by Total Package
but that's ok... because that's what science is all about right? New discoveries... being proven wrong etc etc or so they keep justifying their f#@k ups that way anyway.
So why do people continually use science when trying to debunk UFO's?? something they much less understand than even accept.
I came across this the other day.
(CNN) -- Astronomers announced this week they found a water-rich and relatively nearby planet that's similar in size to Earth.
While the planet probably has too thick of an atmosphere and is too hot to support life similar to that found on Earth, the discovery is being heralded as a major breakthrough in humanity's search for life on other planets.
What particularly cracks me up though was this line:
for many years, astronomers assumed that planets only would be found orbiting stars that are similar in size to the sun.
Because of that assumption, researchers didn't spend much time looking for planets circling small stars, he said. The discovery of this "watery world" helps debunk the notion that Earth-like planets could form only in conditions similar to those in our solar system.
I make note of that particular point.... because this is exactly the issue I have with Science and anyone who uses it as any sort of measuring tool. I mean.... this is another perfect example of the arrogance of the Scientific community... who were so utterly convinced they were right about the behaviour of the planets ... that they did not even bother to spend any time looking for these planets which could contain life.... until they were once again proven wrong. No doubt they were teaching this crap to up and coming scientists in journals as "gospel" as well.
So why should we trust science at all with anything to do with UFOs or crop circles or much less anything else?
Originally posted by Doglord
Hmm perhaps because it was other scientists who challenged the "assumptions" you are making such a big deal about?
Or do you think this planet was discovered by butchers, bakers and candlestick makers?
Originally posted by links234
reply to post by Navieko
"Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it."-George Orwell
Science is capable of change. notsympl already stated it's the only realm that is, which helps perfect it.
Originally posted by TrueBrit
I for one do not believe that the current scientific establishment have the TOOLS let alone the freedom of thought to actualy identifiy a life form that doesnt conform to a preconcieved idea of what one might look like.....
They think that certain chemicals are required for life, and so they search the galaxy with thier instruments set to what they believe will be the tell tales evidence for life...
But its a broken system, because it relies on arrogance . Arrogance that says we know what we are looking for arrogance even when we cant damned well find it half the time. They ignore the variables that they cannot account for because otherwise they would cease thier looking and have to admit that at our current level, we are incapable of even imagining the myriad of possible formats intelligent life could take, and therefore are incapable of surmising what evidence there may be in the cosmos, for the existance of these unusual and unknown life types.
All the knowlege we posses is based on our expeirence of life, but it seems bizzare that we insist that life conform to our limited existance.
Originally posted by watcher73
Originally posted by Total Package
I see. So because the article quoted what he said... but didn't use the correct punctuation..... it's obviously all made up to make science look bad?
Gotta love the way you science scumbags try and squirm out of having to be answerable for anything.
Oh I get it... we only use Occam's razor when it suits us right? Pathetic.
Who is we? I never use Occams razor. Its not a law. It's Occams opinion.
There are more than a few instances in that article that arent marked with quotations. I am just wondering why.
You are forgetting that it was still science and a scientist who discovered this planet while you sit and claim "SCIENCE IS WRONG AGAIN!" Who is to say they arent wrong now?
Wheres that slap and shake button mods?