from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who defends a hypothesis.
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The result is, that we are wiser than we were, by having an error the less in our catalogue; but the blank occasioned by it, must remain for some happier hypothesist to fill up.
(Note 3) in which the names of many supporters of the "Significant Human-made Global Climate Change" hypothesis keep cropping up, including pseudo-environmentalist politicians Al Gore, Maurice Strong, Robert Mueller and James Lovelock - the "Gaia" hypothesist - (Note 7).
Unless you are an unber-green Gaia hypothesist, then if you care and have affection for this thing we call humanity your only conclusion can be that two lives are better than one, no matter how challenging.