[extropy-chat] Academic Fights

Jef Allbright jef at jefallbright.net
Thu Apr 26 00:00:05 UTC 2007

On 4/25/07, Keith Henson <hkhenson at rogers.com> wrote:
> The author sent me this great paper:
> Why Are Academic Fights So Nasty?
>         John Orbell
>         Institute of Cognitive and Decision Sciences, University of Oregon
>         Eugene, OR 97403


> I wonder if this is the explanation for many fights on the net?

I'd say that in most cases it's much more about status than ideas.

- Jef

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