Facebook Group Fail

The group was created July 2011.

If people wish to challenge a theory, then that is an excellent and honourable path to follow in the best of scientific traditions.  But there are well-established ways of carrying out a scientific critique and these involve the tough course of becoming a member of the scientific research community, and then finding and publishing results in peer-reviewed journals that may challenge a particular theory.  That is how theory testing is done and it is the only way that will win the respect of the scientific community.  Public votes, popular articles, political pressures, campaigns or even sermons by famous preachers will have no effect on scientific opinion because that is not how science is done.  So really serious objections to evolution, if there are any, have to be presented the tough but proper way, by publication of solid results in reputable journals.

–  Dr. Denis Alexander, Creation or Evolution: Do We Have to Choose

Creating Facebook Groups needs to be added to the list.

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Posted on Saturday, August 18th, 2012, in Facebook, FAIL!. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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