[FoRK] Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality

Jebadiah Moore jebdm at jebdm.net
Fri Jun 25 02:43:11 PDT 2010


Wunderbar!  Better than the original.

But a small nitpick:

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 3:53 PM, Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> wrote:

> What if Harry's aunt had married a rational and highly supportive academic
> scientist rather than that asshole?
>

I got the impression that the adoptive dad was a jab at the typical modern
scientist/academic/liberal who believes him/herself to be rational, while in
fact being merely scientistic, accepting the mainstream results of science
while failing to act rationally, to engage in true skepticism, or even to
properly understand and use the scientific method.

-- 
Jebadiah Moore
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