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    What are you supposed to do when the data does not validate your hypothesis:

    a. Get a new hypothesis

    b. adjust the data to match you hypothesis?
     
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    Can I gets a $1,000,000 gubmint grant to have a crack team of college professor navel gazers flesh out the implications of both them possibilities?
     
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    What is really science is to set up an inquisition to get everyone who demands honesty fired and prevent anyone who has questions about the data excluded from the discussion.
     
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    geauxtohell Choose your weapon.

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    c. accept the null hypothesis.
     
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    1)Write the report anyway..
    2)Suggest increased funding...
    3)Cash the check...

    Credit to Baruch Menachum for the general concept...
     
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    Sometime you just seem really really dumb. Ignorance may explain away most of your posts, but this one wins the prize.

    I suggest you review this link on validity and reliabilty:

    Reliability and Validity: What's the Difference?

    The hypothesis may prove correct, the method my be faulty.
     
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    If sceintists dont agree with your politics you just say they are on the take.

    Yet you swallow whole whatever the corporations tell you as if they dont have a dime at stake.
     
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    frank...what the hell are you going on about?

    you repeat the experiment...with the same variables....and see if the results are the same....science is not based on one try
     
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    You forgot the little sarcasm dealy-bopper.. like :tongue: I hope....

    TruthMatters:

    You been mugged by Kellogs or something? Did Mattel beat you as child? Maybe Fed Ex is blocking your road to life? What's the deal with this fixation?
     
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    You mean like the creationists and AGW deniers do?
     

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