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WatsonT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-14-11 11:25 AM
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40. "Reading from the official manual isn't "knowledge"."
And here's the problem: no data will be admissible unless it reaffirms the original theory. Otherwise it is all corporate propaganda. It's value is judged not based on the quality of the study but on the 'quality' of it's conclusions.

"And your attempt to engage in a fallacious argument is eminently ignorable. It doesn't matter if the argument is legal, scientific or theological. "

It matters a great deal. When the argument starts with "these things are unsafe and eating them will cause us all to mutate in to horrible genetic freaks" and then shifts to "well there are a lot of legal problems with it" I'm going to call BS. Legal problems can be dealt with . . . legally. But to equate those with problems in the science is absurd.

That's like saying some medicine magically doesn't work because it's awful that some companies get a patent and make billions off them while exploiting the poor. No, the medicine works, the marketing of them is what needs refinement.
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