straw men, answering questions that were never asked. They deny and obfuscate facts. They work so incredibly hard to convince everyone that the naked emperor over there is actually clothed. Generally, they have some financial stake in it, and when push comes to shove, they quietly slink away, only to trot out their erroneous claims another day.CLICK HERE TO READ THE REST OF THE POST.
I found particularly amusing Todd W.'s summation of quakery arguments as:
- X causes Y
- Some people with autism have Y
- Therefore Y causes autism
- Buy my book
And I went with just generic X and Y arguments, because they do seem to come out of the woodwork with all sorts of crackpot ideas.