Jay [Gordon] said,Well said, Tsu Dho Nimh."How often does one get to get one's ideas tested in an almost 100% hostile environment? Hostility from scientific minds prepared to knock down my arguments and keep them down unless I back them up with critical thinking."People standing around being 100% approving and supportive is called a fan-fest, or an esteem building exercise.
People standing around yelling "good answer" is called a game show.
People asking you to validate your ideas, cite your sources and explain how the hell you arrived at a conclusion is science. It's often abrasive ...that's how you polish your ideas.
Tuesday, July 29, 2008
Quote of the Time Being #19
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