Wednesday, July 06, 2011


Something I just found:

Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.

-- Isaac Asimov

It is discouraging when people can't grasp the concept that a given word can have more than one definition depending on the context. In science, the word "theory" does not mean just a hunch. But, of course, I might as well be beating a dead horse with this one...

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