Monday, September 03, 2007

Scordova Stands Up!

I am very glad that scordova has done the right thing:
My third loose end which I would like to tie up is that I would like to apologize to Ms. Smith if I have said anything that may be construed as an accusation of dishonesty on her part. Some concern has been expressed that any suggestion of dishonesty could be damaging to her career and I do not wish to damage Ms. Smith’s career as I’m in a similar boat as her. I vigorously disagree with her on various matters, but this should not imply that I am accusing her of lying or dishonesty. Perhaps I made some ill-tempered remarks, but it was not my intent to accuse her of lying or dishonesty. I simply disagree and at times was very irritated….
Good for him. Seriously. I'm not going to take anything away from that.


Bob O'Hara said...

Wow, it lives!

I wouldn't be so quick: read the rest of his post where Sal says "nah nah nah I'm right" and goes on to lecture Abbie about how she's ignorant of information theory - something that was nothing to do with her criticisms of Behe.

It's typical Sal. I suspect he was scared shitless by discovering that some of the people he's sparred with are real people who he might come into contact with (link in case you've forgotten where it is!). Since then he's been trying to clean up and make a graceful exit.


Hermagoras said...

I know, I know. Still, I've been badgering Sal pretty hard on this. I just wanted him to retract that accusation against ERV. The other stuff is predictable etc., but others can deal with that.

If by "It lives!" you're referring to paralepsis . . . yeah, it's been a while. I've been swamped with work. I entered this latest fray against my own better judgment, methinks. But I'm glad I did it in the end.