Originally Posted by WhiteWhale
Yes, but where does the burden of proof lie? This is always where the argument centers.
does the burden of proof lie on the person making the claim that something does exist, or does not?
Fairies are invisible, but are very common.
Who do you think the burden of proof lies on... the person claiming fairies are real, or the person claiming they're not?
What about Bigfoot? Is the burden of proof on everyone to prove Bigfoot is NOT real?
It's up to you to decide whether a claim should be considered true until unproven, or if a claim should be considered false until proven. I know where I stand. People can believe what they want, but just keep religion out of science class. It has nothing to do with the scientific method.
Agreed, so we need to get Evolution out of public schools. If people want to believe it they can send their kids to private schools.
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