It is incorrect means it is not true. Quoting: Halcyon Dayz, FCD
In many countries professor is a protected term.
Why do you keep repeating this lie?
No, it is not a lie. For example, if I know C# Programming Language and I have a class of students, no matter if I have a degree, I will be hired as "Professor". At least here in South America, I don't know how it works in Europe.
So when you said 'any other country' it was just something you imagined
to be the case, not something you actually know
Such admiral dedication to The Truth™
None of that stuff [is] science. Quoting: Halcyon Dayz, FCD
Tell me about science and how it works.
If your idea doesn't match observed reality it is wrong.
Because if Hawking would write books filled with crank people wouldn't just gobble it up and believe it. Quoting: Halcyon Dayz,FCD
They would see it was crank and they would tell him so. Time to retire Stephen.
Well, this is a personal motivation. I personally don't like Hawking and I'm not even sure if is really him who wrote his books.
You're missing the point.
But none of these papers are relevant to his woo claims. Quoting: Halcyon Dayz, FCD
Are there any about comets gaining mass?
Are there any about comets being as massive as planets?
Are there any about the Mystery Planet of Doom™?
Yes, some of them gain mass.
Yes, some of them are massive as planets.
Yes, one day one could come here in our vicinities. Who knows? If small ones may come, why not big ones?
So WHY is Mr. McCanney unwilling to expose these ideas to academic scrutiny?
The only papers he's actually published in peer-reviewed journals are rather pedestrian compared with these ideas.
You make a lot of claims you can't proof, don't you? Quoting: Halcyon Dayz, FCD
Want to talk about Falseability and Occam's Razor? But take care, I really know these subjects.
Yet you deny the supremacy of empirical evidence.
Sometimes a scientists gets an idea s/he thinks is brilliant (and very well might be) and falls in love with.
An obsessive pathological love that bides not critique, after all the idea is so beautiful it must be true
That is the first step to crankhood.
Don't make me laugh. Quoting: Halcyon Dayz, FCD
Are you a woman? If so I may continue.
I will presume that remark wasn't sexist.
All you did was present an appeal to scientific authority. Quoting: Halcyon Dayz, FCD
You did the same with Phil Plait and Hawking.
I did the exact opposite!
I said even Hawking, in spite of
his authority, would be called out on crap like this.
ALL OF THEM. Quoting: glauco Quoting: Halcyon Dayz, FCD
Since every real scientist who is familiar with McCanney's B.S. thinks he's a crank, that only backfires.
Who? Phil Plait? Give me names.
He is doing a special offer with his books in e-format, you could try, Quoting: glauco
Do you get a commission or something?
Yeah, he teaches this for two years. But was fired by his ideas. Quoting: glauco
Evidence for this?