Jesus fucking christ people need to learn to accept that there is a layman's definition of 'theory' and a scientific definition of 'theory'.
Bergtau's Law: As an online discussion grows longer, the probability that somebody will mention Godwin's Law approaches 1.
Hitler wasn't all bad, I mean, he DID kill Hitler.
An accident is something that you did not mean to do at all. A mistake is something that you regret doing.
So the short answer to the OP is: If there's some communication confusion make sure to define the words you're using and see if that's different from how the other person defines the words.
Now did you have an actual point or just trying to be contrary?
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To add to the list:
Law: A description of consistent phenomena that does not explain the source of the phenomenon.
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1. Insist that the simplest explanation is not usually the best.
2. State that because there is a correlation, the relationship MUST be causitive.
3. Say 'it's just a theory' when describing a Theory such as Evolution or Relativity.
4. Ask why it's not called the "Law of Evolution".
5. Dismiss peer consensus as not mattering.
6. Insist that the findings of case studies can be applied to the general population.
Right, as the world goes, is only in question between equals in power, while the strong do what they can and the weak suffer what they must.- Thucydides
There is a modern myth that people have always tended towards democracy, constitutions, electoral rights; but in truth, love of freedom has never been the predominant note of popular politics. At most times, popular demand has been for a strong government.- Eugen Weber