If you are unable to support the claims, just say so. Getting upset and ranting does you no good. It simply reveals the weakness of your argument.stavros_388 said:Yet more evidence (er... proof?) of your ignorance of how science works.Kerdy said:Furthermore, the proof always must be supplied by the one making the claim, not the other way around.chrevbel said:I think you're missing the actual gist of the analogy. In legal work, to "disprove" an accusation, one need only show reasonable doubt. The defense needs convincingly to show why the accusation might not be correct.Kerdy said:
In science, not only does a counter-hypothesis need to show how a current theory might be incorrect, but it must show how a better hypothesis more consistently explains all observations.
I know how science is supposed to work and how it was once used, but clearly that is not what you are speaking about.