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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Falsified Assumptions are Lex the Troll Alexander's Stock in Trade...


Scientists use prediction to validate assumptions by measuring  those assumptions, as represented by prediction,  against reality:

Guardian UK:

The world's greatest snow-capped peaks, which run in a chain from the Himalayas to Tian Shan on the border of China and Kyrgyzstan, have lost no ice over the last decade, new research shows.
The discovery has stunned scientists, who had believed that around 50bn tonnes of meltwater were being shed each year and not being replaced by new snowfall.

However "journalists" like Lex Alexander ignore observed reality and play politics with falsified assumptions  to produce:

But when challenged with the notion that perhaps government spending on climate research has been omitted  Lex Alexander claims he is finished discussing facts.  Never mind he continues to post on those topics he is finished discussing.

Bound by factualized desires, the poorest journalist questions the least.  And that is what we find in Lex Alexander.


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