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This essay is a brilliant, many-faceted gem. The scientific (and mathematical) enterprise of the past century has delineated the abyss which the empirical cannot cross. Choose your faith with care, lest ye be lost in the nothingness.....
Terrific article. I really enjoyed reading that, and now I want to experience it.
"Does this mean Sykes has proved that Bigfoot does not exist? No. It simply means he could not reject the null hypothesis.