9-1 - Tribal Experiences Families, clubs, groups you're...

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Tribal Experiences Families, clubs, groups you're member of Beliefs based on experience, reinforced by experience or ritual Static (slowly moving), subjective and limited; conflicting facts; rarely predictive ex: Medieval example: disease caused by spirits and healed by rituals An exceptional event may hold more power because of it's spiritual significance LOOK ON SLIDE 2 Truth about Authority Disease caused by sin STATIC because change threatens authority Knowledge by Intuition Intuition pure logic to figure things out no experimentation lead to schools of thought Correlation without Causation Science and the Scientific Method Based on data Dynamic - Growing body of knowledge, changing concepts Subject to change. ALWAYS. no exceptions. ever. Objective- based on systematic observations It's always acceptable to ask "What's the evidence?" Know the Scientific method Hypothesis Test if confirmed it becomes a theory
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course GEOL 101 taught by Professor Olinsky during the Fall '08 term at Texas A&M.

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