Re: ANCESTRY QUESTION?
Rod Hagen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sun, 05 Feb 1995 11:26:45 +1000
In article <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org (RFHjr) wrote:
> As I was taught, to use the methods of science correctly you should
> only form an opinion after evidence is found of a conclusive nature.
> This would be called fact. Evidence which can't be proven conclusively but
> has no apparent contradiction would be called Theory. At best Evolution is
> a theory, and special creation something less than that. Anyone from
> either camp who will claim to know the truth is certainly less than a
On the contrary, most people involved with science seem to accept Popper's
view that you can never *prove* something conclusively, only disprove the
alternatives! The best we can do is your level of "theory". Looked at
from this perspective, evolution theory ranks up pretty high in the