Posted: Mar 01, 2017 5:23 am
by HopDavid
minininja wrote:And he'd be the first to admit and be delighted to learn when he is wrong.

Not always. It took some arm twisting to get him to admit he delivered a false account of Bush's response to 9-11. And Tyson certainly wasn't delighted to make this admission.

His screwing up the cardinality of different infinite sets isn't an isolated incident. He is often delivering bad history, math and science.

I do agree with him that the U.S. is becoming clueless in math and science. If we had a clue, we wouldn't be putting him on a pedestal.