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I think the problem is that science has high standards to begin with. . .

Actually, I think the problem is sticking out right there in your statement. Well, not really a problem, but an explanation for the miscommunication that goes on here.

Everything I bring to the board is automatically put by the "ID is not science" side (there, how about that 1poorguy?) into the frame "Does this establish ID as science beyond a reasonable doubt and therefore it should now be taught in public schools". Most of the reactions I get seem to have this common thread, even if I'm answering a simple question.

And like you said, publication in journals is not the end of the story.

The real test is when this work starts getting citations from other papers as a useful solution to a known problem.

I can't help but think of the poor deluded SETI researchers who have published nothing about finding proof of ETs, nothing useful for the identification of ETs, and no articles that describe any repeatable or useful experiments on ETs.

People might start to question whether its science.
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