…or so John Wilkins tells me.
I bet we could find a few earlier examples. Hobbes’ omnia contra omnes comes to mind.
Tennyson and Darwin knew each other, so it’s obvious:
Tennyson to Darwin to Hitler.
Hmm, could there be a new game there similar to Bacon Numbers? Darwin/Hitler Numbers? DH Quotient?
There is only one jump needed to go fom Darwin to Hitler (apparently), so we could use this method as a measurement of numptyness – a low Darwin/Hitler number would be an indicator of heavy numptification.
They are so used to receiving preferential treatment that they tend to see equitable, even-handed, treatment as beneath their normal status. As actual discrimination. They get very offended at being treated the same as everyone else
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I’ve dropped some hints in the past that my relationship with ScienceBlogs would be…altered.
The old saw that ‘we hang together or we get hung separately‘ is a perfect description…
Links for you. Science:
Underground river ‘Rio Hamza’ discovered 4km beneath the Amazon
What do accommodationists do…
Recently, The New York Times published an op-ed calling for curricular changes in K-12 math education:
Links for you.
Another Scientist Calls Out Sen. Coburn’s Misleading, Juvenile “Report”
XMRV: ITS EVERYWHERE! UUUUUGH! ITS IN…