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The truth is out there

Walter Eric Johnson wej3715 at fox.tamu.edu
Sun Nov 29 17:16:28 EST 1998

Andrew K Fletcher (andrew.k.fletcher at naturesway.demon.co.uk) wrote:
: A good lawyer discredits previous evidences and then lays down his new
: evidences on  turned soil so they grow free of weeds and competition.

If you approach science as if it were law, noone is going to
take you seriously.  No reputable scientist would use the same
approach as any lawyer.

In science, the evidence that doesn't fit the theory helps
show the need for extending the theory or coming up with a new
theory.  If you just ignore the evidence that is contrary to 
your theory, you're no scientist.

Eric Johnson

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