Re: How did he get his information?

From: Norman Samish <>
Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2005 06:02:58 -0700

Bruno, Stathis et al,
    What you say is clearly true. It's as though expertise in one field
convinces some people, often those in charge surrounded by sycophants, that
anything they say must be true. This is deplorable because these aberrant
statements undermine all the true statements they have made.
    Just because Einstein or Marchal or Samish says it's so doesn't make it
so. That's hard to accept. That means that everything I'm told I have to
personally reason through in order to accept it - I can't accept things at
face value - if I do I make mistakes. (I make mistakes in any case, but try
to minimize them!)
    I hope that contributors to this list will keep this in mind. If you
want to convince me of something, please make your argument convincing -
include references, avoid jargon. I can't accept it just because you say
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bruno Marchal" <>
To: "Stephen Paul King" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Monday, July 04, 2005 1:23 AM
Subject: Re: How did he get his information?

Le 03-juil.-05, à 06:55, Stephen Paul King a écrit :

> Charlatan, maybe...

I have discovered that *many* scientist can be serious in a field and
very bad or even charlatan in another field.
It is certainly a reason to be skeptic of all authoritative arguments.

Received on Mon Jul 04 2005 - 09:04:49 PDT

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