I would like to start a forum reference to the difference between fact and belief. I have heard several arguments wherein a fact is subject to interpretation. Would anyone care to elaborate? I think…Continue
"Einstein's theory of General Reletivity explained gravity as "space-time curvature," something which had not been known before. Before Einstein, we didn't know black holes could exist, because we didn't know how gravity…"
"Gravity isn't a real thing, gravity is a human concept made up in an effort to explain observations and potentially predict future observations.
Everything is real when put into the proper category. For example, unicorns are real mythological…"
"That's the way we develop models, @Gregg. All models in science are developed and tested so as to conform to existing observations.
It's only when we test the predictions of the model on new data that we actually have evidence for…"
"I think you're creating another false dichotomy, @Strega.
In which group does a scientific theory fall, for you? Fact, or belief?
Facts are often affected by our mindset, because our mindset determines what observations we choose to make,…"
"If I knock something off my desk, I can observe it accelerate toward the floor.
That is an observation.
That is not a theory of gravitation.
The way you are using "gravity" is as a magical word, like the way you feel theists…"
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