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Neil Tyson talks about UFOs

  • Lordgaga
  • uploaded: Sep 15, 2009
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For this guy we are all wrong..L.G.
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Neil Tyson talks about UFOs and the argument from ignorance.

Link for full video:Cosmic Quandaries with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAD25s...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argument...

The argument from ignorance, also known as argumentum ad ignorantiam ("appeal to ignorance" , argument by lack of imagination, or negative evidence, is a logical fallacy in which it is claimed that a premise is true only because it has not been proven false, or is false only because it has not been proven true.

The argument from personal incredulity, also known as argument from personal belief or argument from personal conviction, refers to an assertion that because one personally finds a premise unlikely or unbelievable, the premise can be assumed to be false, or alternatively that another preferred but unproven premise is true instead.

Both arguments commonly share this structure: a person regards the lack of evidence for one view as constituting proof that another view is true. The types of fallacies discussed in this article should not be confused with the reductio ad absurdum method of argument, in which a valid logical contradiction of the form "A and not A" is used to disprove a premise.



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4 comments

  • Ghost32#

    Ghost32 August 30, 2010 5:43:40 AM CEST

    great stuff

  • Burnarod#

    Burnarod September 16, 2009 12:20:59 AM CEST

    i always wondered what happended to sinbad

  • Lordgaga#

    Lordgaga September 15, 2009 2:23:02 PM CEST

    It's what I think! he means scientists dont't have any evidence of the UFOs exsist....million of other people have...He is the one wo discarded Pluto as a planet...

  • Kuergun#

    Kuergun September 15, 2009 11:11:02 AM CEST

    This Guy is the funniest scientist I've ever heard its a pity he is so nieve millions of people from the past to the present have witnessed UFO but he of corse can't accept it because he is a scientist payed by the American government to keep his month shut!!!!!! BUT BOY DOES HE LOOK A FOOL TO THOSE WHO KNOW THE TRUTH!!!



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