I agree. It is as if being very skilled in one field leads a person to
the belief that they are infallible in any other. I have seen books that
discuss this... Most of all, your point about arguments from authority must
not be missed! ;-)
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From: "Bruno Marchal" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Stephen Paul King" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, July 04, 2005 4:23 AM
Subject: Re: How did he get his information?
Le 03-juil.-05, à 06:55, Stephen Paul King a écrit :
I have discovered that *many* scientist can be serious in a field and
very bad or even charlatan in another field.
It is certainly a reason to be skeptic of all authoritative arguments.