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Unformatted text preview: correlations.- Using models known to be wrong or which use extremely uncertain input data * G.I.G.O. = garbage in garbage out- Ignoring other likely explanations- Only certain individuals , or a small (often related) group of individuals, publish a particular perspective.- A change of conclusions over time , without dramatically different evidence. Scientific Methodology… Why is it science and not something else?- Evidence its science: * Verifiable * Statistically or mathematically validated * Doesn’t rely on one person’s authority or witness * Hasn’t already been discredited * No one has a huge stake in being correct * All competing ideas have been considered, and probably discredited....
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- Spring '08
- Geology, conclusion Emotional/hysterical proponents, Clear political motivation