untestable


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untestable

(ʌnˈtɛstəbəl)
adj
not able to be tested or subjected to tests
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Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of science, based on reason and empirical study, is reliable, while that of religion--including faith, dogma, and revelation--leads to incorrect, untestable, or conflicting conclusions.