Originally Posted by Paul O.
Now I am getting giddy. I once saw a bumper sticker that said:
"Don't believe everything you think!"
The great Richard Feynman said
"Science is the belief in the ignorance of the experts"
He changed his position on numerous major issues because he was always inspecting the ignorance of the experts.
The list of things believed by most everyone that have turned out to be false is overwhelming and I mean things believed by those most knowledgeable.
One always wants to challenge conventional thinking, heck in the 1970s many of these same scientists who have predicted global warming were predicting global cooling. At the time scientific journals and media were abuzz with predictions of a coming ice age.
Fortunately life is short and memories shorter.