Scientific Method

If the matter is one that can be settled by observation, make the observation yourself. Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer teeth than men, by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted. He did not do so because he thought he knew. Thinking that you know when in fact you don't is a fatal mistake, to which we are all prone. I believe myself that hedgehogs eat black beetles, because I have been told that they do; but if I were writing a book on the habits of hedgehogs, I should not commit myself until I had seen one enjoying this unappetizing diet. Aristotle, however, was less cautious. Ancient and medieval authors knew all about unicorns and salamanders; not one of them thought it necessary to avoid dogmatic statements about them because he had never seen one of them.

Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)

Watch this and see what you think

Do you think their system of judging the woman to be a witch was fair ?

Is there a fair test of witching ?

Often people say things that they believe to be correct but are not,

Often scientists have made erronious claims,

to lessen these we should follow the Scientific method

Even well respected science thinkers of the Ancient era failed to apply even the most basic reasoning to their doctrines, proof if ever we needed it that in order to postulate a law or rule based on nature there must be some experimentation to back up the theory with findings. Read on to explore what I mean,