Date: Oct 30, 2012 11:17 AM
Author: Paul A. Tanner III
Subject: Re: Of Interest

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 6:21 AM, Robert Hansen <bob@rsccore.com> wrote:
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> On Oct 30, 2012, at 12:51 AM, Louis Talman <talmanl@gmail.com> wrote:
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> 1. You seem to be suggesting that the Proceedings of the National Academy of
> Science is a third-rate journal.
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> Because it publishes research that can be refuted?
>


By whom?

Cranks or crackpots or kooks with their crackpot "arguments"?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crank_(person)

Quote: "Common synonyms for "crank" include crackpot and kook."

Especially those cranks who have never published something but even if they have, whose qualifications to even just speak on the topic in question - as, say, an expert in a court of law - are still nonexistent?


Message was edited by: Paul A. Tanner III