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In reply I can only hazard a guess by saying that there seems to be an = enormous gulf between the social (soft) sciences and the physical = (hard) sciences and they bitterly resent any attempt by the one to = tresspass on the turf of the other. Richard Dawkins foray would be = regarded with great suspicion by social scientests as a result of this = mentality. This is unfortunate because it retards the development of = both
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