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let's make a fair comparison
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I am not certain why my responses are getting cut off, but they are.... anyway....
You are comparing apples and oranges a bit here. Taking out the paradox of the religious researcher who according to your statement would have to be certain that God exists, let's ask a Atheist physicist to admit that they can not say for certain that gravity exists. We assume it does because of the empirical evidence we have to back it, but then many religious people have personal empirical evidence that God has touched their lives.
, Seattle, WA, United States , Male , Wiccan , Straight , 4 Years of College , Lower middle class
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again you mix scientific THEORY (relativity) with scientific LAW (gravity), as if there's no difference. That's probably my fault because I let myself get sidetracked with refuting Einsteins absolutism instead of helping you differentiate between the two.
To clarify: A scientific law generalizes a body of observations. At the time it is made, no exceptions have been found to a law. Scientific laws explain things, but they do not describe them.
A scientific theory is an educated guess, based on observation, which can be supported or refuted through experimentation or more observation. A scientific THEORY can be disproven, but not proven to be true. The Theory of Relativity describes what we THINK will happen, not what we KNOW will happen.
If we treat religion with the same di
, Dallas, GA, United States , Female , Agnostic , White/Caucasian , Straight , data manager , 2 Years of College , Middle class
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