Ken's Project Blog

December 26, 2010

Falsifiable

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ken @ 6:38 pm

The following two paragraphs nicely expresses my frustrations with the man-made global warming crusade – they are from an article at investors.com called “The Abiding Faith Of Warm-ongers“:

Karl Popper, the late, great philosopher of science, noted that for something to be called scientific, it must be, as he put it, “falsifiable.” That is, for something to be scientifically true, you must be able to test it to see if it’s false. That’s what scientific experimentation and observation do. That’s the essence of the scientific method.

Unfortunately, the prophets of climate doom violate this idea. No matter what happens, it always confirms their basic premise that the world is getting hotter. The weather turns cold and wet? It’s global warming, they say. Weather turns hot? Global warming. No change? Global warming. More hurricanes? Global warming. No hurricanes? You guessed it.

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