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Topic: The Big Bang Theory Paradigm
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Re: The Big Bang Theory Paradigm
Posted: Jan 15, 2013 7:22 PM
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On Jan 15, 4:07 pm, Kevin <> wrote:
> I would be remiss to say that The Big Bang Theory is an article of
> faith when it is an article of trust instead... Volumes could be
> written and said about this distinction... I am ostensively an expert
> but what does that mean just between the two of us?... What is a
> theory that has lost all pretense of sentiment?... I would just like
> to say that I can tolerate anything that comes from a woman but
> fatalistic and infantile males are intolerable to me and that seems to
> be the type of person who has the greatest expertise and confidence in
> 'The Big Bang Theory'...

Such as yourself?

> The Big Bang Theory *WORKS* because so much
> is riding on it? Yeah, Well, I don't have a problem with being
> sensible about it but what do you tell to young students (given that
> I'm embarking on a new carreer as a university faculty member...) How
> do you convey to a student that a thesis which has merit has to not
> only have merit but it has to *work* as well?

It wouldn't be very useful otherwise.

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