Re: QUERY: Resources on string theory, etc. (fwd)

Robert J. Bradbury (
Wed, 11 Aug 1999 21:47:50 -0700 (PDT)

> Michael S. Lorrey <> wrote:
> >

> > Kaku is kaka. He's a luddite posing as a scientist.
> >
> Well... I'm going to have to mildly disagree with Mike on this one.
> Mike, you'll have to elaborate on this a bit more to get my vote.

> I don't give a rats xxx what he's written. Seeing him on TV a couple
> years ago protesting the launch of the Cassini probe, repeatedly and on
> several shows for several weeks, when of all people he should be
> intelligent and educated enough to know what the real risks and dangers
> were, indicates to me that he is a poser who is willing to sell science
> out in order to try to attain a Sagan-like level of popular fame by
> playing on the ignorance of the morom masses.

If he still feels this way I'd be forced to agree. I always leave room for people to recant however. We can't all be right all of the time. Some of us get out of bed in the morning with our stupid cap on. Rebooting is not a foolproof process unfortunately.