Date: Sat, 25 May 2013 04:52:08 +0200
- About.com Physics
Evidence Versus Proof: Science and Faith
Can science prove anything with absolute certainty? The short answer is no ... but the virtue of science is the degree to which it tries to contain and even quantify its level of uncertainty, while recognizing that it cannot be truly eliminated. I would argue that one of the greatest shortcomings in our world is the inability to recognize the difference between good evidence and bad evidence, and that this is precisely why scientific thinking is so crucial!...