The nineteen martyrs of 9/11 were never charged let alone convicted of a crime. This is because - so as not to squander precious prosecutorial resources - we tend not to indict dead people. But now let’s suppose the Truthers are right. Since these nineteen young men didn’t do it, they’re probably not dead. Or … Continue reading WHAT’S WRONG WITH THOSE TRUTHERS?
Hans Kuhn observed that a scientific hypothesis survives, and rightly so, until a better one comes along. But surely there are some hypotheses which, notwithstanding we don’t yet have – perhaps we’ll never have – an alternative to replace it, can be conclusively rejected because it’s simply falsified by the evidence. In such cases all … Continue reading THE TRUTH ABOUT TRUTHERS