Debunker's tool kit.
« on: September 01, 2022, 02:27:18 PM »
Carl Sagan's list as presented by Mr. Skeptic himself.

Following these will help you decide what is bunk and what is not.

1. How reliable is the source of the claim?

2. Does the source make similar claims?

3. Have the claims been verified by somebody else?

4. Does this fit with the way the world works?

5. Has anyone tried to disprove the claim?

6. Where does the preponderance of evidence point?

7. Is the claimant playing by the rules of science?

8. Is the claimant providing positive evidence?

9. Does the new theory account for as many phenomena as the old theory?

10. Are personal beliefs driving the claim?


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Re: Debunker's tool kit.
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2022, 01:43:42 AM »
Was Carl Sagan gay?


Homework, go study !
What kind of person would devote endless hours posting scientific facts trying to correct the few retards who believe in the FE? I slay shitty little demons.


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Re: Debunker's tool kit.
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2022, 02:18:54 AM »
Abandon hope all ye who press enter here.

Science is what happens when preconception meets verification.

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge. -- Charles Darwin

If you can't demonstrate it, then you shouldn't believe it.