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- adj. Able to be refuted, or shown to be false.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Admitting of being refuted or disproved; capable of being proved false or erroneous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being refuted or disproved; that may be proved false or erroneous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. able to be refuted
I don't understand why the DNC would put up such an easily refutable ad.
No argument here except that I guess I believe that there is a refutable presumption in favor fo the higher level of generality.
Maybe it will shame him to put some intellectual effort into his posts, instead of the easily refutable clichés we have seen so far.
And if you can't come up with a refutable hypothesis, which Friedman doesn't, then it all really just is a parlor game.
JOHN_A_DESIGNER: He goes on to argue that the first and second type of theories are refutable, the third type, “philosophical or metaphysical theories” are not.
He goes on to argue that the first and second type of theories are refutable, the third type, “philosophical or metaphysical theories” are not.
Since your definition of “hammering” seems to involve telling obvious, easily refutable lies, I am not sure why you seem to think it would help his approval ratings.
Not really my business … second thoughts … I'll refrain from further comment except to say science is only a problem for religions when religions make testable and refutable claims.
To quote the New Scientist, the belief that "the world is accessible to and ultimately controllable by human reason" is "a profoundly unscientific idea ... neither provable nor refutable."
If we subscribe to the belief that God or nature has that authority, then why spend an exorbitant amount of time forcing dogmas and unproven beliefs on others, or implementing discriminatory laws and practices to validate refutable ideology?
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