Posted: Jan 02, 2013 6:20 pm
by andre
Not expecting such a deluge of replies, I edited my previous post with:...
andre wrote:...

Edit: I'm pondering about my signature to be, what would you think?

I think we live in an unscientific age in which almost all the buffeting of communications and television--words, books, and so on--are unscientific. As a result, there is a considerable amount of intellectual tyranny in the name of science. Richard Feynman

or maybe

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
H. L. Mencken ... z1fJjU8xSJ

But maybe I can contribute a bit to the climate picture by sharing some paleo climatal blunders and elaborating on the real null hypothesis on greenhouse effect, if somebody might be interested.

Or maybe the sociology of groupthink, witch hunt, moral panic, etc?