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Thursday, February 22, 2007

Scientists Are Not Created Equal

Scientists Are Not Created Equal

This is one argument that sometimes trips me up: "But Dr So-and-so, a noted scientist says..."

My usual response is that either the person I'm arguing with is lying, or that the person who claims to be a scientist is lying about being one.

I tend to give special dispensation to people who really are scientists, and I often forget that scientists are just as prone to crazy or stupid as anyone else.

Take a read (or a listen)... this guy articulates that very well.