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  1. You again saw something somewhere and did not understand, but you made conclusions.

    1. You are confusing the scientific method (a set of actions used to produce scientific results) and the Popper falsifiability criterion.

    2. The falsifiability criterion does not say whether a statement is true or false. It tells you whether the statement belongs to the field of science or not. In the history of science, there were many hypotheses that were eventually refuted, but they were nevertheless scientific. On the other hand, you can invent a lot of statements that are true, but not scientific.

    3. Both the scientific method and the falsifiability criterion refer not to science, but to philosophy (more precisely, to its section called “philosophy of science”).

    4. Philosophy of science, too, has not stood still in the nearly hundred years since Popper formulated the falsifiability criterion. But you will first deal with the material from the beginning of the twentieth century.

  2. No, it's not false. But it's not scientific. Actually, no one tried to make it so. It's just useful on its own, like math. It is impossible to prove that 2+2=4, since there are no numbers in nature(people invented them for convenience), but mathematics is useful. It's the same with this method.

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