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"The science is settled" is the most unscientific statement that anyone can ever make
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Posted on 09/23/2011 8:50:54 AM PDT by sussex

The likes of George Monbiot and Al Gore get pretty hysterical about global warming / cooling / dimming or whatever current theory is in vogue. “The science is settled” they scream in an attempt to block any debate. In reality physicists, as a sub-section of the scientific community, are a lot less keen on the whole carbon and climate scare racket. Scientists are not usually unanimous on any subject which is complex.

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1 posted on 09/23/2011 8:50:56 AM PDT by sussex
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To: sussex

Hear, hear!


2 posted on 09/23/2011 8:55:47 AM PDT by NRA1995 (Obama's presidency is shovel-ready; let's bury it in 2012!)
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To: sussex
Scinece is settled until we realize that it isn't.

"The science is settled, it's impossible for an object with mass to travel faster than the speed of light."

....

Particles recorded moving faster than light: CERN

3 posted on 09/23/2011 9:02:46 AM PDT by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: sussex

4 posted on 09/23/2011 9:03:19 AM PDT by paterfamilias
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To: sussex

“Let’s be clear: the work of science has nothing whatever to do with consensus. Consensus is the business of politics. Science, on the contrary, requires only one investigator who happens to be right, which means that he or she has results that are verifiable by reference to the real world. In science consensus is irrelevant. What is relevant is reproducible results. The greatest scientists in history are great precisely because they broke with the consensus.” — Michael Crichton


5 posted on 09/23/2011 9:06:58 AM PDT by deadrock
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To: DEADROCK
"Nothing more tragic than the slaying of a beautiful theory by an ugly fact."

--Thomas Huxley

6 posted on 09/23/2011 9:12:10 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: sussex

Good post. Thanks!!!


7 posted on 09/23/2011 9:12:24 AM PDT by JimSEA (The future ain't what it used to be.)
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To: hinckley buzzard

“In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.” - Yogi Berra


8 posted on 09/23/2011 9:15:47 AM PDT by deadrock
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To: sussex

Hey don’t diss the politicians and the scientists. They know better than the average person. We must all give up our rights to make decisions to them, they know the issues far better than we do.

Remember in the 40s and 50s when the doctors were on tv promoting cigarettes as healthy and safe, and that you ought to smoke? These people never ever are wrong. So much smarter and wise and unbiased and unblemished by their own biases and weaknesses and selfishness.

/sarc


9 posted on 09/23/2011 9:16:41 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: sussex
"The science is settled" is the most unscientific statement that anyone can ever make

So very true. And the fact that this statement holds so much weight amongst liberals is proof of the success of the destruction of student minds through what now passes for education.

How can anything but evil deliberately plan to profit from the creation of an army of morons?

People talk about "the coming" of the rule of the antichrist. LOL, look around - it's here right now.

10 posted on 09/23/2011 9:27:47 AM PDT by Talisker (History will show the Illuminati won the ultimate Darwin Award.)
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To: sussex

The kooks and cons have settled on their politics and schemes. That passes for science for liberals and progressive Republicans.


11 posted on 09/23/2011 9:30:11 AM PDT by pallis
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To: sussex
Science is “always skeptical” until repeatable experimental proof establishes fact. Then you have to watch for exceptions that indicate there is more to learn, because there always is.
12 posted on 09/23/2011 10:14:26 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Holy flippin' crap, Sarah rocks the world!)
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To: sussex
The science is settled...Pie Iesu requiem...[bonk]...


13 posted on 09/23/2011 10:52:06 AM PDT by Moltke (Always retaliate first.)
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To: Moltke
"Are you sure the Earth is the center of our universe?" axed Galileo.

Yes. It is settled science, just shut up and put that silly telescope down.


14 posted on 09/23/2011 11:13:22 AM PDT by USS Alaska
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To: sussex
The only ones that say it is settles are global warmists and evolutionists.
15 posted on 09/23/2011 1:14:32 PM PDT by TalonDJ
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To: sussex

Real Western scientists don’t do two things: Brag about how smaaart they are and how stupid everyone else is and claim that science is settled so they can close their minds like politically correct Marxists.

They know they are smart and don’t feel the need to brag about it and they know that if science was settled, they would be out of a job.


16 posted on 09/23/2011 5:28:25 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: sussex
Lehman Brothers was heavily invested in Wind and Solar and was one of the reasons why it went under.

The Environmentalist movement perpetrated by the environmentalist monks is all in part of those who want to bring upon all of us economic ruin , to collapse the US economy and US dollar.
If the " GREEN " economy was sustainable ? why then ? did Solyndra , Lehman Brothers fail ?
The California smelt, caused thousands of California farmers to go under.
The " GREEN " agenda, and the environmentalist movement is nothing more than the Marxists plan and agenda to collapse the US and world economies, to collapse the US dollar, to cause world wide starvation, world wide strife and hardships.

The Global Warming Monster movement is the " GREEN " movement.
It's a monster that needs to be put back into it's cage.
17 posted on 09/24/2011 1:47:11 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: sussex
" The likes of George Monbiot and Al Gore get pretty hysterical about global warming / cooling / dimming or whatever current theory is in vogue. “The science is settled” "

The controlling , power hunger monks , priests of the dark ages want to keep the people ignorant of the truth.

We have entered the " DARK AGES " of the scientific age because they say " the science is " Settled " in their minds.
18 posted on 09/24/2011 1:50:30 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: The_Victor
" Scinece is settled until we realize that it isn't. "

The Dark Ages.
19 posted on 09/24/2011 1:51:22 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: DEADROCK
“Let’s be clear: the work of science has nothing whatever to do with consensus. Consensus is the business of politics. Science, on the contrary, requires only one investigator who happens to be right, which means that he or she has results that are verifiable by reference to the real world. In science consensus is irrelevant. What is relevant is reproducible results. The greatest scientists in history are great precisely because they broke with the consensus.” — Michael Crichton "

Their consensus to keep the people ignorant of the truth, the dark ages, history is repeating it's self.

Suppression of the truth.
20 posted on 09/24/2011 1:54:01 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: SaraJohnson
Real Western scientists don’t do two things: Brag about how smaaart they are and how stupid everyone else is and claim that science is settled

Some number of the catastrophe promoters know that and pretend to be skeptical and open-minded. What they typically do is invent probabilities (complete fabricated probability distribution functions) and say "even though there might only be a [insert some value] percent chance that we are doomed, we can't take that chance".

Their argument is a trap, they want other scientists to start to argue about probabilities which quickly leads to arguments over models (which are crap but that's not a scientific rebuttal) over temperature proxies (which are crap but that's not a scientific rebuttal either), etc. In short they are attempting to get their probabilities to appear to be scientific by forcing the other side to look unscientific.

21 posted on 09/24/2011 6:06:09 AM PDT by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: palmer
Climate scientists are to science what socialists are to statistical research. Both create the results they want to justify a goal of socialism.

Everyone now knows to take climatologists as seriously as they take sociologists.

22 posted on 09/24/2011 4:30:32 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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