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Bioscience article is academic rape: an assertion of power and intimidation

“Blasphemy is what an old dogma screams at a new truth.” — Robert G. Ingersoll

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Characterizing a professional, respected scientist as an unqualified vengeful opinion writer is the same kind of power attack as rape. It’s meant to humiliate and intimidate.

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I said this as part of a response to a comment at WUWT late yesterday (copied in full below). The picture above shows Steven Amstrup holding polar bear cubs against their will — not for any scientific purpose, just for a photo that shows he can.

Also yesterday, Tom Fuller at ClimateScepticism wrote a hard-hitting critique of the Bioscience article that similarly noted the sexist nature of this harassment and the fact that this is the way Michael Mann and his colleagues behave toward female scientists who cross them or their supporters. He concludes:

“The purpose of these papers is not to communicate.

It is to excommunicate.”

As I said when this paper first came out, this response is all about my reasoned and…

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One Comment on “Bioscience article is academic rape: an assertion of power and intimidation”

  1. Wendy says:

    “Characterizing a professional, respected scientist as an unqualified vengeful opinion writer is the same kind of power attack as rape. It’s meant to humiliate and intimidate.”

    Welcome Susan, to the politicisation of “climate change” propagated by the zealots of the Left and their climate cause that marries many areas of their socialist agenda.

    Facts and data that hurt their preferred dogma are heresy and therefore should be shut down with Alinsky style smear and slime before anyone can see real empirical truths.

    You’ve landed on the hornets nest. Congrats Susan!

    Keep up the good “science”, you have far more support than you could perhaps imagine.

    Regards,

    Wendy (Australia)

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