by Edwin Berry
Back to the Scientific Method
Allow me to address Dr. Eric’s comments to my Post “2. The Scientific Method.”
Dr. Eric seems reluctant to agree to using the scientific method to verify the AGW hypothesis. He suggests in “complex systems … the testing of theories … becomes more difficult.”
OK, granted, our ocean-atmosphere-climate is a complex system and no scientist who argues against AGW, as I do, will say that testing a climate hypotheses is simple. But complexity is not an excuse to abandon the scientific method. Why? Because there is no other way to determine how nature works.
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