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Scientific Reasoning Only Matters When It Produces Real Results

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Scientific reasoning only matters when it produces real results to humans

Theories are a necessary step toward conclusions therefore theories themselves should be welcomed.

Conclusions from theories should be respected but not accepted and left as "we don't know" until shown to actually produce something valid.

When Einstein came up with his theory of relatively, it should be respected that within the framework it was produced, it looked impressive, but at the instant it did not necessary matter (but getting excited would be understandable).

It's has already proven it's validness in practice but just to remind people that without it your TomTom simply would not be remotely usable as it uses the theory to make corrections to the signals it gets from satellites.

The fact it clearly it provides real results is a scientific proof.

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The main reason is that I am very suspicious of people going around stating theories and perhaps vague theories of language as some sort of fact e.g. animals don't feel pain, humans are unique, language proves that humans are unique etc. None of these have actually produced any kind of real results to humans.

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There is a terrible tendency to assume that the "right" answer must automatically lead to behavioural changes. It is this viewpoint that those debaters you are rightly wary of are using to make their arguments.

But that's the point of a lot of scientific research, to back up an argument for social/political/economic change by making the data itself a sort of debating club.

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Scientific reasoning only matters when it produces real results to humans

Theories are a necessary step toward conclusions therefore theories themselves should be welcomed.

Conclusions from theories should be respected but not accepted and left as "we don't know" until shown to actually produce something valid.

When Einstein came up with his theory of relatively, it should be respected that within the framework it was produced, it looked impressive, but at the instant it did not necessary matter (but getting excited would be understandable).

It's has already proven it's validness in practice but just to remind people that without it your TomTom simply would not be remotely usable as it uses the theory to make corrections to the signals it gets from satellites.

The fact it clearly it provides real results is a scientific proof.

Discuss B)

The main reason is that I am very suspicious of people going around stating theories and perhaps vague theories of language as some sort of fact e.g. animals don't feel pain, humans are unique, language proves that humans are unique etc. None of these have actually produced any kind of real results to humans.

can you explain in layman term for people like me that don't understand

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Scientific reasoning only matters when it produces real results to humans

Theories are a necessary step toward conclusions therefore theories themselves should be welcomed.

Conclusions from theories should be respected but not accepted and left as "we don't know" until shown to actually produce something valid.

When Einstein came up with his theory of relatively, it should be respected that within the framework it was produced, it looked impressive, but at the instant it did not necessary matter (but getting excited would be understandable).

It's has already proven it's validness in practice but just to remind people that without it your TomTom simply would not be remotely usable as it uses the theory to make corrections to the signals it gets from satellites.

The fact it clearly it provides real results is a scientific proof.

Discuss B)

First of all define "real".

Next you say theories should be welcolmed. Does that also mean the theories that are complete ******** ? Who defines which theories are ******** and which aren't ?

What do you mean by produce something valid ? All theories are approximations, itrt we don't know everything. Therefore some might say that no theory has ever produced "valid" results.

I don't understand how you can say Einsteins theory "did not matter" from when it was created. It addressed a fundamental issue in Physics that was known at the time.

So Peter Higgs theories don't matter until someone finds the boson ? Even if these theories turn out to be wrong, it doesn't mean they aren't useful, or can given other scientists insights into more accurate theories.

Something doesn't necessarily have to produce "real" results in order to be useful. Thought experiments are extremely useful. Take mathematics for example. Solving Fermats Last Therom. Is that useful ? Does it produce "real results" ?

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The main reason is that I am very suspicious of people going around stating theories and perhaps vague theories of language as some sort of fact e.g. animals don't feel pain, humans are unique, language proves that humans are unique etc. None of these have actually produced any kind of real results to humans.

Wee you could start by learning the difference between a scientific hypothesis, theory, and law.

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