Scientific Hypotheses

O Timothy! Guard what was committed to your trust, avoiding the profane and idle babblings and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge—

(1 Timothy 6:20) NKJV

For a hypothesis to be a truly “scientific hypothesis” it must be possible to design experiments that can test and either confirm or refute predictions which have been made using the hypothesis.

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The Hawking Effect

O Timothy! Guard what was committed to your trust, avoiding the profane and idle babblings and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge—

(1 Timothy 6:20) NKJV

One of our favorite books is “A Brief History of Time,” by Stephen Hawking. In this and his other books Hawking expands use of the scientific method as an inductive tool. He opened up the realm of plausibility. In so doing he redefined the term “scientific knowledge.”

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April 1

The Stars Will Fall to Earth

And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

(Genesis 1:16) KJV

It’s ironic that April 1st is April Fools’ Day and that today we’ll begin making the case that the cosmos is Geocentrospheric, but this isn’t a joke. We’re going use the Bible to understand empirical observations.

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