To: Vince Ferrer
A Freeper kept insisting to me that Bill Nye is a scientist. There’s the problem in a nutshell.
posted on 09/20/2014 1:02:14 AM PDT
by Ethan Clive Osgoode
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To: Ethan Clive Osgoode
“A Freeper kept insisting to me that Bill Nye is a scientist. Theres the problem in a nutshell.”
IMO a scientist is someone who is trained in the scientific method and uses it to answer questions. If you dont use the scientific method you are not a scientist, even if you have advanced degrees from prestigious universities. If you use the method you are a scientist even if you never attended school. I dont know if BN is a scientist or not.
posted on 09/20/2014 5:27:51 AM PDT
by Brooklyn Attitude
(Things are only going to get worse.)
To: Ethan Clive Osgoode; All
Bill Nye is a scientist.
More absolute B$
If anything, He's Presenter/
posted on 09/20/2014 11:31:49 AM PDT
(The end move in politics in always to pick up a weapon...eh? "Bathhouse" 0'Mullah? d8^)
To: Ethan Clive Osgoode; Vince Ferrer; Brooklyn Attitude; skinkinthegrass
Ethan Clive Osgoode: "A Freeper kept insisting to me that Bill Nye is a scientist.
Theres the problem in a nutshell."
definition of "scientist":
"1.A person who is engaged in and has expert knowledge of a science, especially a biological or physical science."
definition of "physical science":
"1.Any of the sciences, such as physics, chemistry, astronomy, and geology, that analyze the nature and properties of energy and nonliving matter."
definition of "scientific method":
"1.The principles and empirical processes of discovery and demonstration considered characteristic of or necessary for scientific investigation, generally involving
- the observation of phenomena,
- the formulation of a hypothesis concerning the phenomena,
- experimentation to demonstrate the truth or falseness of the hypothesis, and
- a conclusion that validates or modifies the hypothesis."
So Bill Nye the Science Guy clearly qualifies as a "scientist".
Of course, not every word ever uttered by Nye qualifies as "scientific".
posted on 09/20/2014 12:52:40 PM PDT
(a little historical perspective..)
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