Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Who said 'evidence'?

Did you see this witicism at herdingcats?
A skeptic will question claims, then embrace the evidence. A denier will question claims, then reject the evidence. - Neil deGrase Tyson

Think of this whenever there is a conjecture that has no testable evidence of the claim. And think ever more when those making the conjectured claim refuse to provide evidence. When that is the case, it is appropriate to ignore the conjecture all together 
And, of course, think of this when office or business politics is made superior to evidence. Particularly the collision of politics and risk management

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