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Usage for disproof


Oberg, however, says that cases such as the Aurora crash are immune to disproof — too much time has passed to rely on stories that could would have mutated and been embellished over the years, and there's no remaining physical evidence to study. ...

If there's no way to ever demonstrate it's worng (to 'disprove' it, as you say, but disconfirm it would be more scientific, as proof and disproof lie in the realms not of science, but maths and logic) then it is not scientific. ...

That is true even if such dialogue results in greater knowledge of each other's traditions and does not aim (as it still does too often) at proof, disproof, or proselytism. What is needed, I think, is engagement among the laity. ...

Either they make no contentions which are subject to disproof or they quickly redesign doctrine after disproof. The fact that religions can be so shamelessly dishonest, so contemptuous of the intelligence of their adherents, and still flourish does not ...

Maybe that's a cop-out, but I think getting hung up on the proof or disproof seems circular. That's the way the game is played in our culture: kooks and believers on the fringes do experiments that verify their beliefs, and then cold empirical ...