Ed has a good post on Michael Shermer’s exaggerated outrage at my criticism of him.
His comment on the bit where Shermer says I turned the inquisition on him and that we inquisitors are trying to force him to defend himself -
What does innocence until proven guilty have to do with any of this? That is a legal concept and you are not on trial, no matter how much you imagine yourself to be. You said something dumb and sexist in a public forum and someone else pointed out that it was dumb and sexist in a public forum. And the truth is that you are defending yourself, primarily by going on the offensive and accusing your critics of
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