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Old 07-17-2017, 01:44 PM
Cayuga Cayuga is offline
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Originally Posted by Flyer View Post
Western science has done a vast amount of good for the world, but it does have two glaring weaknesses. (2) anything that contradicts the current state of scientific knowledge cannot possibly be correct.
Not "cannot possibly be correct," but rather "must be extremely well documented and analyzed before being accepted as correct.

And that's not a glaring weakness of Western science; it's one of Western science's main strengths.

Originally Posted by ioioio View Post
Ball lightning is real. My cite is my grandparents, whom I never knew to lie.
No one is accusing anyone of lying. The assertion is that eyewitnesses are mistaken. They're telling the truth they're saying what they think they saw.

Both in forensics and in psychological studies, eyewitness accounts have proven to be astonishingly inaccurate.