Anthro 102- Assignment 2

Anthro 102- Assignment 2 - 1 The claims in the article...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 1 The claims in the article Aliens Built the Pyramids are almost as absurd as their origin. As Kenneth Feder stated in his piece regarding Epistemology, there is a code known as Occams rule in which entities are not to be multiplied beyond necessity. The author brings forth evidence that requires a laundry list of assumptions and harbors misconceptions. The lack of comprehensive data and untestable hypotheses make the case for aliens producing the pyramids nothing more than a farce. The idea of aliens coming from outer space to Earth to create some of the most magnificent works of architecture and beauty that our planet has to offer are, to say the least, a longshot. But, according to the universal law, with correct scientific epistemology, anything and everything can and must be considered. The problem with the case of the aliens building the pyramids lies in the authors complete disregard for Occams rule the explanation or hypothesis that explains a series of observations with the fewest other assumptions or leaps is the...
View Full Document

Page1 / 3

Anthro 102- Assignment 2 - 1 The claims in the article...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online