Did science hijack the word “evidence”?

I think it did. It was used for the things evident in ordinary life meaning obvious to the eye or mind, science loaned it and used this word as terminology to prove something after rigorous testing, then the Atheists/Agnostics/Skeptics started it using in the ordinary life in the same meaning for creating confusion and getting confused.

ev·i·dence

Middle English: via Old French from Latin evidentia, from evident- ‘obvious to the eye or mind’ (see evident).

evidence (n.) Look up evidence at Dictionary.comc. 1300, “appearance from which inferences may be drawn,” from Old French evidence, from Late Latin evidentia “proof,” in classical Latin “distinction, vivid presentation, clearness” in rhetoric, from stem of Latin evidens “obvious, apparent” (see evident).

Meaning “ground for belief” is from late 14c.; that of “obviousness” is from 1660s and tacks closely to the sense of evident. Legal senses are from c. 1500, when it began to oust witness. Also “one who furnishes testimony, witness” (1590s); hence turn (State’s) evidence.evidence (v.) Look up evidence at Dictionary.com“show clearly, prove, give evidence of,” c. 1600, from evidence (n.). Related: Evidenced; evidencing.

http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=evidence
evident (adj.) Look up evident at Dictionary.comlate 14c., from Old French evident and directly from Latin evidentem (nominative evidens) “perceptible, clear, obvious, apparent” from ex- “fully, out of” (see ex-) + videntem (nominativevidens), present participle of videre “to see” (see vision).
http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=evident

Evidence Is Not Evident

https://philohof.wordpress.com/2013/11/27/evidence-is-not-evident/

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