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reading this book and starts a conversation with you about dinosaurs. Soon he begins to tell you that he heard a "theory" that dinosaurs and people actually lived at the same time, and that the "proof" is represented by some tracks in east Texas that show that dinosaurs and people were walking in the same area at the same time. When you ask where he heard this, he replies that he "read it on the Internet," but he knows lots of other people who also believe it. When you express your skepticism about his claim, he says, "Well, that's what I believe. Besides, you don't have any proof that dinosaurs and people didn't live at the same time. That's just your opinion."
In what ways can you use scientific methods to comment on your traveling companion's methodology?
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