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That's not only a correct attitude, it's an absolutely essential one for anybody who takes science seriously.

I mean, now you can understand why the WHO is always putting out statements along the lines of "no evidence yet for X", while random bloggers and HN commentators are already completely convinced of X (or completely convinced against it). Real knowledge takes time. Individual studies don't settle questions.




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