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Isn't it the burden of the theory that claims to have such explanation to produce them, to experimentally test them?The burden of a theory is to come up with a framework that explains how things happen, and demonstrate that the theory is both consistent with the known facts and that it does not add unnecessary conditions that are not in evidence.The burden of a theory is not to make its practitioners omnipotent about every event that ever happened.If you put a ball in a pachinko machine and drop it, then don't watch the results, later you can see that it landed in one of the slots at the bottom. What caused it to arrive in that slot? Gravity, as well as the physics of mass and collisions of solid objects. Can you prove that it followed one path and not another? No. Does that mean gravity is an invalid theory? No. Does the lack of a complete snapshot record of the ball's path mean the system requires an intelligent puller to work? No.
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