I blogged last on the value of productive disagreement, inspired by a tweet from professor of classics Mary Beard (@wmarybeard). Here is a link to that post of mine
, and now comes the part about when disagreement becomes un
productive, something rather relevant to the skepticism and atheism blogospheres today, not only to the worlds of science-communication (#scicomm), history and philosophy.
One major problem is academic bloodsports - the fact that quite a few academics really like...