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Mitchel Cohen <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 5 Aug 2008 12:35:12 -0400
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Michael Balter wrote:
>Let me put it another way. Herb raised the excellent question of who 
>this list is for and what purpose it serves. I think most people on 
>this list would agree that a Science for the People has to be based 
>on solid science and not on pseudoscience, and that it is actually 
>possible to come to a consensus about the difference between the 
>two. That is why we don't debate global warming here, nor whether 
>the earth is flat, and it is also why we should not debate whether 
>HIV causes AIDS. I think the issue of censorship is a red herring, 
>even if it is being raised by a true red.


Herrings of the world, unite!

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