J. Raymond Kelley
jraykelley at prodigy.net
Fri Aug 27 21:18:40 EDT 2004
Brian Roberts wrote:
> On Friday, August 27, 2004, at 08:46 PM, MarianneLuban at aol.com wrote:
>> In a message dated 8/27/2004 4:45:41 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
>> formoria at carolina.rr.com writes:
>>> Now you're speaking of two different things. One can be correct yet
>>> persuade noone. Cassandra, anyone? Being correct does not require a
>>> consensus. Being correct requires only that one's arguments contain the
>> However, in science, if you persuade no one--then you are out of luck.
> In what way is one out of luck? Ostracized?
Y'know ... I'm glad you asked that, because my first reaction was, "what
does that mean?"
Failure to get personal recognition?
Failure to advance the scientific data pool as a detriment to science
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