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…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
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…