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[–] 9-11 3 points -1 points (+2|-3) ago 

calling any current theory from Cosmology a "fact" despite the absence of any empirical data calls into question his understanding of the designation of "fact".


[–] viperguy 1 points 0 points (+1|-1) ago 

When a scientists types "fact" as a form of puffery , exaggeration, and shit tossing, they very know that in science there are almost no facts, other than in applied mathematics. Its understood its not really a 'literal fact".

But for the record, I cringed too.