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Author Topic:   Working Hypothesis -- what is the value?
PaulK
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Message 83 of 92 (736359)
09-08-2014 2:28 AM
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09-07-2014 8:28 PM


Re: discovering further evidence and "human imagination" pseudoscience
It is easier to falsify the hypothesis that Yeti are imaginary than the hypothesis that they exist. Accordingly, surely the hypothesis that they are imaginary is "riskier".

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Message 86 of 92 (736387)
09-08-2014 1:37 PM
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09-08-2014 8:21 AM


Re: discovering further evidence and "human imagination" pseudoscience
In other words the working hypothesis is that there are no yeti. Just bears mistaken for yeti.

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