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The scientific method is a process of rational thought and common sense. True or false.
In my opinion, the statement "The scientific method is a process of rational thought and common sense" is FALSE. As one writer put it: "common sense is assumed in scientific method - or at least it should be". Unfortunately, common sense can let us down and lead us to false conclusions. The scientific method relies solely on meticulous, unbiased observation, record-keeping and reproducibility to
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In my opinion, the statement "The scientific method is a process of rational thought and common sense" is FALSE. As one writer put it: "common sense is assumed in scientific method - or at least it should be". Unfortunately, common sense can let us down and lead us to false conclusions. The scientific method relies solely on meticulous, unbiased observation, record-keeping and reproducibility to come to its conclusions, rather than relying on common sense.

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