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Saturday, November 21, 2009

Despicable Pieces of Sh*t!

Related Link » Hadleygate: Politics and Peer Review
“Premier journal publications amplify your voice and pay your bills. And when that becomes a political process, the American Association for the Advancement of Science will resemble ACORN more than it will resemble anything Galileo, Darwin, or Albert Einstein would recognize as an organization promoting the advancement of science. And to that point, this is one of the most despicable, unethical, disgraceful screeds I have ever read if, as is alleged and if true, it came from a politician masquerading as a climate "scientist" [...]”
— ‘Secular Apostate, November 21, 2009’
Though I have been retired from LANL for the better part of a decade, I still like to believe that I belong to an international community (scientists), who may very well represent the last vestige of humanity dedicated to a pursuit of knowledge, without socio-political intrusion (at least in principle). When this type of skulduggery is reported, I grieve for my still-active former colleagues, whose reputation as a community of dedicated researchers is besmirched via association with the community of science at large.

Is keelhauling still practiced in Britain?

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