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Unformatted text preview: Greed and fear (1)-(4)=decision procen Disagreement can attributed to different in (1)-(4) in the process they are using to reach a decision. Society tends to go with (1) Do scientist all agree on mattres? No way. But scientist use same critieria, and as evidence pours in, sonsinsus energy Uncertainity- is acceptable 3 views of uncertainity 1. Uncertainity reflects a lash of understainding the issue (e.g., the weather next week) 2. Uncertainty reflects an understainding of the issues and is most appropriate responses (will the coin come up heads) 3. Uncertainity due to conflict between opposing evidence (some evidence points me way, other eveidence points something else) How does the lamp work? Guess test, result 1. My touching it complete an electrical circuit touch insulated cord, switch works 2. Heat/ warmth lighter, no change 3. Vibration chalk , no change 4. Force sandals, no? 5....
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- Spring '09
- Biology, considerable individual certainty, Strong consensus uncertainty, view compatibili ty