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truedelphi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 05:49 PM
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171. Plus recently, SVU lets the Corporate Scientists get their message across.
Edited on Fri Dec-09-11 05:50 PM by truedelphi
There will be the usual court room drama going on, and then the "expert witness" will be asked if they can "prove" this or that, and when the expert witness says, "No." the expert witness doesn't add, "but there are serious indications that the scenario I am discussing is real."

This subconsciously reinforces what the scientific world of Big Pharma and Big Pesticide industries want reinforced.

If you cannot absolutely prove something, then no need to worry, is the reinforced message from industry

Even though, a real scientist knows that taking indications into account is a valuable thing to do.

For instance, in the late sixties, Koop saw to it that warnings were put on the cigarette boxes and cartons. Though "absolute proof", established by examining nicotine's effects on DNA, did not arrive until late nineties.

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