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math behind the myth

By sparker234 ·
Just a point: people don't make "deductions"..they actually "deduce"...you can't "take away" a theory...you create one with an intellectually thought out idea...a "deducement"

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Yeah but

by Jessie In reply to math behind the myth

That sounds too much like "the ****** mint" and who wants to be the dweeb that has to explain that one?

BTW... deductive reasoning means you "take away" those possibilities that don't make sense, thereby leaving you with a theory that DOES make sense, and therefor you've deduced several theories to one plausible possibility.

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Elementary, my dear Sparker

by neilb@uk In reply to math behind the myth

The Art of Deduction

It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.

When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

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