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(Permalink) Posted: Oct. 14 2006,19:56   

Quote (cogzoid @ Oct. 14 2006,23:43)
Allen MacNeil schools Dembski check it out before the thread disappears.

Summing it up, Dembski mentions 8 symptoms of groupthink, inviting comments about which ones describe academia.  Allen gives him a frank answer.  Dembski threatens to boot him.  Then sparc tries to get booted by using nothing but Dembski's own words.
 
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6. sparc  // Oct 14th 2006 at 11:25 pm

   5. direct pressure on any member who expresses strong arguments against any of the group’s stereotypes, illusions, or commitments, making clear that this type of dissent is contrary to what is expected of all loyal members;

   …

   8. the emergence of self-appointed mindguards - members who protect the group from adverse information that might shatter their shared complacency about the effectiveness and morality of their decisions.

William Dembski:

   For your fatuous remarks above, I should boot you from this forum

Comment by sparc — October 14, 2006 @ 11:25 pm

That comment from sparc must have been deleted; I'm not seeing it anymore.

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