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(Permalink) Posted: Oct. 19 2009,10:43   

One of many auxiliary assumptions in science is there will always exist a person or persons motivated to find and produce disconfirming data for any hypothesis.

This fits somewhere in the general definition of random sampling. In the population of investigators, sampling bias will be minimized by the random distribution of bias.

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