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Response to Cal Carpenter (Reply #41)

Thu Mar 14, 2013, 12:46 PM

43. You're confusing political cynicism with scientific impossibility.

The evidence tends to point to the fact that Iran's nuclear capabilities are being exaggerated. But it's not physically impossible for those claims to be true.

That is quite different than making scientifically impossible claims.

The correct analog would be if the US accused North Korea of having photon torpedoes in outer space waiting to hit Los Angeles.

To repeat:

claiming that a foreign agent gave Hugo Chavez colon cancer runs against everything science has ever said about colon cancer and its causes.

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