Carl Sagan: Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence
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That is an extraordinarily short simple and straight to the point statement! But, all claims require evidence otherwise they are merely empty claims.
Agreed. Though Christians might claim that the great natural disasters in the bible are that extraordinary evidence... but science begs to differ.
I do not think evidence can be found to back everything we experience and see unfold. There are many medical phenomenons that have occurred that science could not explain. What I don't understand is how people can make such bold statements about things that are lacking significant evidence, or things that they have not even taken the time to research.
I agree with you here Lauren and I am always trying to remind people of this.Science uses a lot of statistical data to determine likely outcomes.