of the hypothesis and the null hypothesis. Can we get to this truth through thinking scientifically? Truth a lot of times depends on peoples perception what they may see as real and truthful. If by "evidence" he means "people familiar with Galileo's arguments" it's unlikely to be more than about 1 of the scientifically literate; and if he means "people who have actually read the source material the proportion is just about infinitesmal. How do bees find their way back to the hive? He probably came up with a few mistakes like the Neanderthal.( Perhaps there are still a few leftover Neanderthals.
Why we re not wired to think scientifically (and what can be done
They lurk in offices and under desks and in trains, buses, subways, and sometimes they like to rob fast food places and banks. There may be concrete truths and abstract truths. But along the way, someone may come along and disprove that hypothesis and we have a new truth. For example, in early antiquity it was generally believe that the Earth was flat, this seemed, at the time logical since the horizon was flat and went as far as the eye could see. And the Big Bang just happened. Well God created the heavens and the earth and man and the animals. We need to discover more and more everyday otherwise we would simply be bored with life.
In fact, we have a regularly occurring journal club on this site.
Is it essential to think from a scientific point of view to find truth?
What is sc ience and what is scientific thinking?
And what is truth, can we even begin to define it?
Thinking scientifically may be the right way to get to the truth for the person wh o is scientifically oriented such as any of the scientists working in scientific.