The Rubbishers

Sydney had another “Mardi Gras” last night (5th March 2016) and an enormous quantity of rubbish was left around Oxford Street by the participants as reported by their Aye BC and the Sydney Morning Herald (Source). Elsewhere little to no rubbish.

Reminds me of the mess left at the inauguration of President Obama years ago, and the lack of mess the American Tea Party left after one of their rallies.

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About Louis Hissink

Retired diamond exploration geologist. I spent my professional life looking for mineral deposits, found some, and also located a number of kimberlites in NSW and Western Australia. Exploration geology is the closest one can get to practicing the scientific method, mineral exploration always being concerned with finding anomalous geophysical or geochemical data, framing a model and explanation for the anomaly and then testing it with drilling or excavation. All scientific theories are ultimately false since they invariably involved explaining something with incomplete extant knowledge. Since no one is omniscient or knows everything, so too scientific theories which are solely limited to existing knowledge. Because the future always yields new data, scientific theories must change to be compatible with the new data. Thus a true scientist is never in love with any particular theory, always knowing that when the facts change, so too must he/she change their minds.
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