Bruno Marchal wrote:
> ...
>
> I agree with this. You can rule out a theory when it leads to a 
> contradiction, but only *once* you get that contradiction. (A theory 
> can be contradictory without you ever knowing that fact).
>   

A theory also can be contradicted by a fact.  The theory need not be 
contradictory, i.e. capable of proving false, in order to be contradicted.

Brent Meeker


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