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    Can someone calculate a fun probability for me?

    Wow that actually makes a lot of sense. I never would expect the odds of this to be more likely than that of winning the lotto alone. Anyone challenge this?
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    Can someone calculate a fun probability for me?

    Hello all, I have been involved in a discussion on another forum about the TV show Lost. For those who haven't seen it a character (Hurley) wins the lottery with numbers that are supposedly 'cursed' and ends up stranded on an island. It turns out that the island is actually all about these...
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    A Suggested Simple Definition Of Science

    Feel free to alter it as you see fit Rade, I haven't copyrighted it. :biggrin: I would be honored for your students to actually hear it, I just made it up off the top of my head.
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    A Suggested Simple Definition Of Science

    Rade I think you are right, we had better come up with a definition before Bush defines science in a way that suits his agenda! Instead of writing the shortest definition or the most profound, I'll aim mine at those schoolkids. Science is the effort to explain how everything in the universe...
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    A Suggested Simple Definition Of Science

    It's like saying that business is the practice of selling goods for the application of making money. It doesn't imply that making money is separate from business but rather the purpose of it.
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    A Suggested Simple Definition Of Science

    If making inferences and philosophical reflection are not different things then you should have no problem with his definition. What is the difference in saying "Science is nothing more than the continued observation and improvement of observing techniques of a given phenomenon for the...
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    A Suggested Simple Definition Of Science

    AKG I dont see any real difference between philosophical reflection and making inferences. You are each saying 'connect the dots' in your own way I think. I also don't see it worded either way in the dictionary definition. I would argue that your inferences are only as valid in as much as the...
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    A Suggested Simple Definition Of Science

    Yes I've said before that I think your definition is fine. Rade may be questioning it. We only differed on what is meant by 'observation' in a scientific sense I think. Your definition only differs from the dictionary one that I posted substituting 'philosophical reflection' for 'theoretical...
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    A Suggested Simple Definition Of Science

    I do think that the basic concept of what science is is exactly like that of a hammer. A tool with specific characteristics and methodology of usage that can be described in detail depending on how narrow the definition. The definition that I found is: The observation, identification...
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    A Suggested Simple Definition Of Science

    I'm glad that you came around. :smile: Have you seen the series Science of the Bible on the National Geographic channel? I think it would interest you, check your local listings as they say.
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    A Suggested Simple Definition Of Science

    There are many different areas of study which help the overall development of mankind such as art, poetry, theology and philosophy. Each can help us gain insight into the universe and ourselves in different ways. Each has it's own principles that define it. I do think that your approach has...
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    Why Are We Living In A Prison Of Light ?

    Let's say you see an object in the sky and note the time. Sometime later the same object appears at a different position and you note that time as well. Assuming that you know the distance between the two points and from yourself it's simple math to figure out how fast it had to travel to...
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    Why Are We Living In A Prison Of Light ?

    Not necessarily true. Velocity is distance/time so if you know an objects location at any 2 points and the time that it took to go between them then you may not be able to measure the object while it's moving but you can determine what it's speed was. By knowing the objects location (in...
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    A Suggested Simple Definition Of Science

    Another God I think your original definition is fine and I don't disagree that philosophical reflection is what gives us the meaning behind what we observe. Reading is not observation however. If your Holy Book says that someone walked on water have you then scientifically documented that...
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    Knowing nothing about science.

    LoL perhaps you were thinking with your heart too much. :biggrin:
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