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Aliens Cause Global Warming

by EdHannigan / July 16, 2010 7:17 AM PDT

A Caltech Lecture by Michael Crichton

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2010/07/09/aliens-cause-global-warming-a-caltech-lecture-by-michael-crichton/#more-21629

Finally, I would remind you to notice where the claim of consensus is invoked. Consensus is invoked only in situations where the science is not solid enough.

Nobody says the consensus of scientists agrees that E=mc2. Nobody says the consensus is that the sun is 93 million miles away. It would never occur to anyone to speak that way.

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Too rational

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Aliens Cause Global Warming
by Mike_Hanks / July 16, 2010 7:30 AM PDT

Aliens Cause Global Warming

That I can believe !!!
Cause it ain't humans !!!

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Sure blame it on us.....
by JP Bill / July 16, 2010 9:25 AM PDT

you humans got nothing to do with it.

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(NT) LOL
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 16, 2010 11:30 PM PDT
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they're doing a good job then
by jonah jones / July 18, 2010 12:59 PM PDT

we just recorded the hottest June since records were started
(about 5639 years ago ;-))

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Glad to see the article is being read...
by EdHannigan / July 18, 2010 8:49 PM PDT

and given serious thought.

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michael crichton as a scientist, no
by jonah jones / July 19, 2010 2:47 AM PDT

as an author of entertaining novels, yes

i read his speech as the preview to a novel....

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He knows a thing or tw about science
by EdHannigan / July 19, 2010 6:40 AM PDT
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So you agree with "consensus"
by JP Bill / July 19, 2010 7:29 AM PDT

on certain subjects/by certain people that know a thing or two about science?

Does everyone that agrees with a person that knows a thing or two about science, have to know a thing or two about science, in order to be right?

And if they don't, are they wrong?

"consensus"...like when a majority vote for a person/party?

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(NT) Total bull from beginning to end...
by JP Bill / July 20, 2010 9:55 PM PDT
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(NT) true, but with humour :-)
by jonah jones / July 21, 2010 12:55 AM PDT
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