I told you before, I get it. However, your opening post does not lend itself to your stated position and, IMO, it only served to alienate many of the posters who don't agree with you. The ability to have good productive discussion went out the window when you said opions were baseless. In fact, many of the posters who posted in that thread have children. They have up front experience in the subject matter. I do not know if you have children Galian or how old they might be if you do. However, I do know that your example was pretty insulting. In fact, here is what you said:
Imagine the following scenario:
The water level in room B is lower than the water is Room A.
Without facts and data you've decided that there is less water in room B, and that the inhabitants of Room B have been removing the water, since it's lower.
[View Full Quote]In reality Room B is a larger room than Room A, and while the level appears lower the quantity of water might actually be greater.
You suggest here that none of the posters are posting from a stand point of factual experience or any real supporting Data. That's insulting and it's not factual. What they have may not agree with you but that doesn't mean it's not factual.
You go on to suggest, metaphorically, that the posters were baseless in their arguments and that they were merely basing their statement on faulty perceptions rather then reality.
I mean, can you not see that this is insulting?
You accuse posters of not bring facts yet when you refer to Dunning-Kruger and it is pointed out that Dunning-Kruger theory can be applied to all age groups, you do what? You don't acknowledge that fact. Instead accuse the posters who don't agree with you of presenting no fact.
That's not how you have a good intellectual discussion. You are not the only one, please don't misunderstand.
The fact of the matter is that when I read what you posted, the first thing that came to mind was not that you were trying to have a meaningful discussion. It was, "How stupid does this person think we are?"
That's the truth.