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Art Experiment Reveals Science Is A Pseudoscience
A scientific journal has recently published a peer-reviewed article that confirms the methods used to conduct science are fundamentally flawed and how to fix it.
As mentioned in the article, in order to get an idea of the magnitude of the omission error go to any scientific directory or journal online and search for both keyword phrases together and with parentheses, "direct selection" and "indirect selection". Then search for, "direct selection experiment" and "indirect selection experiment", or "direct selection method" and "indirect selection method", in order to further distinguish if both causal variables were accounted for in research investigations. Of the tens of millions of online research documents (in English), one may find a relative handful (less than 1% of 1%) that mention these two variables in the same document. If so, then further review will be needed to determined how the keywords found were applied as either causal mechanisms of the effects observed or as effects directly or indirectly observed.
This discovery provides an opportunity to advance science from the current incomplete paradigm based on knowledge of effects (effectual science), to a complete paradigm based on knowledge of both cause and its effects (causal science). Fortunately, this paradigm shift can be easily implemented by simply distinguishing which of the two selection variables caused which effects observed in scientific experiments and observational studies in order to address omitted-variable bias. For the public, causal science will be more accurate and cost efficient by being aligned with how Nature works and thus advance the art for the betterment and well being of us all.
Manuel S Morales
Page Updated Last on: May 07, 2016