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If the consensus on GW is wrong, it is just a current reminder that ANY scientific consensus can be wrong (like natural selection).

Nigel was right. You're thinking in terms of Revealed Certainties, and you can't quite grasp that science doesn't work this way.

You might as well argue that if GW turns out to be wrong, we should throw out all of physics. "Because if one thing was wrong, the rest of it can be wrong."

The problem is, telling a scientist "it might be wrong!" is like telling him that water is wet. He knows that. But "it might be wrong" isn't how you discredit a theory. You use evidence.

And FYI, "it looks designed" isn't evidence. Not that the genetic code looks designed to anyone who doesn't have a religious filter. Given the amount of apparent junk and random redundancy in the genetic code, it resembles something that's designed about as much as a heap of unrefined metal ore resembles an automobile.

- Gus
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