Re: The influence of skeptics [WAS Re: no more lottery talk]

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Mon Jan 02 2006 - 12:21:12 MST

At 06:14 PM 1/2/2006 +0000, BillK wrote:

>As Michael Shermer has commented:
>"But wouldn't that mean that this claim is ultimately nonfalsifiable?
>If both positive and negative results are interpreted as supporting a
>theory, how can we test its validity?

Duh, two-tailed tests *at significant deviations*, however severely defined.

Damien Broderick

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