>From: Woodward Norm Civ WRALC/TIEDM [mailto:Norm.Woodward@robins.af.mil]
>Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2002 1:28 PM
>To: Glenn Morton; Asa@Calvin. Edu
>Subject: RE: The Star-Trek effect
>But, of course, none of this justifies either side of tweaking the data to
>fit their theology, or lack thereof.
And that was the entire point of using Whewell because it isn't just the
fundamentalists who tweak data. RTB, when it comes to anthropological
issues, tweaks with the best of them. I chose an astronomical example
because they would understand that tweaking and maybe therefore, I could
prod them to look at what they are doing in anthropology.
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