Back to Home

God & Science Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | God and Science | Post

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
You Are A mere Troll

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by Luis Hamburgh on July 23, 2002 16:07:02 UTC


>>>"You, who claimed Pythagorus was a mere plagiarist..."

This is not exactly accurate -- I never claimed he was a mere plagiarist.

Skipping back to refresh my memory, I see that my comment was much more innocuous than you seem to think:

In a response to you, I'd paraphrased a line from the movie, Shrek; you responded to this by admonishing me for using others' material. At a later point in the same conversation, you hinted that Pythagoras was ultimately responsible for suggesting that numerical relationships rule the universe (your way of calling Alexander a plagiarist), and so I responded, quite simply, "Speaking of plagiarism, Pythagoras was a plagiarist."

The standards you required for the qualification of Alex as a plagiarist were more than sufficient to define Pythagoras' borrowing of Egyptian tables as plagiarism.

Gee, it must be really barren in here... I'm actually feeding the troll.

Follow Ups:

Login to Post
Additional Information
About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2023 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
"dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
are trademarks of John Huggins