"I just realized from my own knowledge that some of this stuff in the book is just plain wrong," said LaClair..
A high schooler's knowledge vs published work by two authors? Exactly where did this knowledge originate? Has it been validated? Or does it disagree with dogma substituted for "knowledge"?
posted on 04/08/2008 4:33:28 PM PDT
A high schooler's knowledge vs published work by two authors? Exactly where did this knowledge originate?
Al Gore's movie no doubt. Hell, it won an Academy Award... it must be true! < / s >
posted on 04/08/2008 5:38:08 PM PDT
(Global Warming: The 21st Century's Snake Oil)
A high schooler's knowledge vs published work by two authors?
Well, last week a 5th grader corrected The Smithsonian.
posted on 04/08/2008 5:46:10 PM PDT
by Phantom Lord
(Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
To be fair I caught textbook errors as far back as 7th grade. I actually wrote in about a painting claiming to show American battleships at the Battle of Midway. I noted that the ships were clearly cruisers and documented that fact that our heaviest surface action forces were carriers and cruisers. I never got a response.
And don't get me started on my textbooks for AP US and European history.
posted on 04/10/2008 8:28:31 AM PDT
(There is no god but G_d and Moses is his Prophet.)
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