New Link: PaleoBabble

I have a post in progress about “pseudohistory” as a species of woo. In the meantime, have a gander at the blog that inspired my reflections on the topic: Mike Heiser’s PaleoBabble, dedicated to the ongoing struggle against “cyber-twaddle and misguided research about the ancient world.”

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  1. Re: Heiser’s blog:

    I imagine Dan Brown sitting on the deck of his Malibu home (or wherever he lives off all the money his craptastic books and movies earn) laughing about all the religious people “debunking” his crap.

    Just to be clear, I’m not saying “debunking” makes the situation worse. It could not be worse. But damn, why add to the noise?

    • Hi, Chris. Definitely: there’s an old bromide about wrestling a pig. If one decides to engage in debunking, one should be able to show that the exchange is overall to the benefit of the de-bunker and not to the woo-meister. A very good question is whether, and where, that is possible.

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