Ecc 8: 17 and I saw every work of God, I concluded that man cannot discover the work which has been done under the sun. Even though man should seek laboriously, he will not discover; and though the wise man should say, “I know,” he cannot discover.
This discussion is a perfect example of the impotency and arbitrarity of the Scientific Method. Every argument was haunted with a degree of uncertainty enough to keep each proponent comfortable in their own position. What do you know, I was right again.