Burden of Proof

It is a buzz-kill that we resist innovation by placing the burden of proof on novel ideas

 
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Dialog:

  • Port:
    • It is a buzz-kill that we resist innovation by placing the burden of proof on novel ideas.
    • We bias ourselves toward accepted doctrine by forcing new ideas to prove that they are better than old ones.
  • Starboard:
    • But, if new ideas were always accepted unless we could find a flaw in them we might spend all our time endlessly cycling through equivalent ideas.
  • Port:
    • Dude, you just buzz-killed my buzz-kill.
 

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