Re: the arrogance of postmodern mumbo jumbo

Stephen Barnard (
Tue, 17 Sep 1996 22:34:20 -0800

Paul Gallagher wrote:
> In <51mglo$> (Bruce Scott TOK ) writes:
> >Stephen Barnard ( wrote:
> >: I'm still waiting for a representative of the campus left to reply to
> >: this. The silence is deafening.
> >Well, Lenny bit. Did you expect him not to?
> You bright young men seemed to have missed that there were several
> *thousand* posts on this subject in alt.postmodern back when
> the hoax happened. Look in under Sokal. Look at Sokal's
> web page for an archive of some posts.

I don't read alt.postmodern, but I did see the distribution of posts on
this topic in dejanews. I was surprised that there wasn't a single
reference to Sokal from this newsgroup. This seemed odd, considering
the amount of discussion on cultural bias in science.

BTW, I may be bright (thanks), but I'm not young.

Steve Barnard