I searched and it doesn't look like anyone has discussed this criticism of LW yet. It's rather condescending but might still be of interest to some: http://plover.net/~bonds/cultofbayes.html

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It's written by a mindkilled idiot whose only purpose in life seems to be finding the least charitable interpretation of people he hates, which probably means everyone except his friends, assuming he has any. There are millions of such idiots out there, and the only difference is that this one mentioned LW in one of his articles. We shouldn't feed the trolls just because they decided to pay attention to us.

There are people who believe that one of the best works of English literature is an unfinished Harry Potter fanfic by someone who can barely write a c

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6RichardKennaway7yWorthless ranting. His footnote 3 is particularly telling: In other words, this is soup of the soup [http://www.soupsong.com/bmyth.html]. Looking at the other articles on his site, they're all like that. I would say that this is someone who does not know how to learn.
5wedrifid7yI'd more go with "incoherent ranting" than "condescending".

Open thread, August 12-18, 2013

by David_Gerard 1 min read12th Aug 2013125 comments


If it's worth saying, but not worth its own post (even in Discussion), then it goes here.