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Comment author: TheAncientGeek 09 November 2016 12:28:32PM 1 point [-]

The Higgs Boson has been confirmed. I suppose the wider point was something on the lines that "all unconfirmed hypotheses should be treated equally". Rationalists typically do not favour a level playing field, and prefer hypotheses that ire in line with broad principles that have been successful in the past -- principles like reductionism, materialism, and , in earlier days determinism.