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  • n. Plural form of falsifier.


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  • And by the way, Phil, I disagree with you on one point ---- if one doesn't answer the falsifiers of history, the lie stands, people are misled, and the mendatious narrative soon becomes the truth.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • I would like to see some of the falsifiers of news, and the torturers and the warlords brought to court and placed on trial.

    Wishing Limbaugh Dead except for the Sarah Factor

  • Or, somewhat more formally: “I define the empirical content of a statement p as the class of its potential falsifiers” (120).


  • This leads to scientific progress because it results in each theory having more empirical content that it otherwise would, since a theory's testability is proportional to the number of potential falsifiers it has, and the production of alternative theories is the only reliable way to ensure the existence of potential falsifiers.

    Paul Feyerabend

  • However, this poses a difficulty regarding the consistency of Popper's theory: if a theory X is to be genuinely testable (and so scientific) it must be possible to determine whether or not the basic propositions which would, if true, falsify it, are actually true or false (i.e., whether its potential falsifiers are actual falsifiers).

    Karl Popper

  • But it also has 29+ potential falsifiers for “macroevolution,” that not one anti-evolutionist, whether YEC, OEC or IDer, has ever attempted to fulfill.

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  • Scarce creddibel doz it seem, to 'dhe anallogists ov oddher diccions, dhat hiddherto', in Inglish exhibiscion, evvery vowel and evvery consonant ar almoast az often falsifiers az immages ov dhe truith.

    Spelling Reform in the Ketchup Mine

  • A humble proposition to the newspapers I see involved in the formidable task of self-criticism: I'd like to be able to convince them that David Brock deserves treatment at least as severe as that meted out to Jayson Blair, Stephen Glass, and Mike Barnicle (the falsifiers from, respectively, The New York Times, The New Republic, and The Boston Globe).

    In the Footsteps of Tocqueville (Part V)

  • Dante reserved the 8th circle of hell for thieves and falsifiers.

    Allan Jenkins' Desirable Roasted Coffee

  • Who are the most prominent falsifiers of scientific results in history?

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