“If the rooster stands on the manure pile, as the folk saying goes, it will rain tomorrow or it will not rain tomorrow.”
Does philosopher of biology Paul Nelson reject “mainstream science”? Of course he does not.
“The category ‘mainstream science’ sounds plausibly neutral, capturing the sort of objective knowledge to which any well-educated adult should assent.”
Paul Nelson warns against the message from scientists who have suggested that testing is “overrated.”
The parabola sets the rule and defines the boundaries for science: naturalistic answers only.