The Dysology Hypothesis
Letting scholars get away with publishing fallacies and myths signals to others the existence of topics where guardians of good scholarship might be less capable than elsewhere. Such dysology then serves as an allurement to poor scholars to disseminate existing myths and fallacies and to create and publish their own in these topic areas, which leads to a downward spiral of diminishing veracity on particular topics.
Monday, 15 December 2014
Church of St Darwin - Witness the Miracles
Are you a credulous pseudo-scholar in search of meaning in science? Perhaps you aspire to being a Darwinist Troll? Would you like to argue from an uninformed and irrational viewpoint? Do you seek personal delusion? Then Come and worship at the Church of the Immaculate Conception of a Prior-published theory. Leave your brains at the door - unless your name is Richard Dawkins: Enter the kingdom of Darwin Here