[ExI] The Civil Heretic - Freeman Dyson

Lee Corbin lcorbin at rawbw.com
Tue Mar 31 04:41:38 UTC 2009

John K Clark wrote:

> *There is an article about physicist, global warming skeptic, and 
> all-around genius at:  *
> ** 
> http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/29/magazine/29Dyson-t.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=Freeman%20Dyson&st=cse 
> <http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/29/magazine/29Dyson-t.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=Freeman%20Dyson&st=cse>
> ** 
> *I thought the article was excellent, really first rate, highly 
> recommended!*

Yeah, I read that and agree.

But that Dyson is "infinitely intelligent"? Hardly sounds plausible ;-)

Yet that was the stated opinion of William Press, whose contributions
to "Numerical Recipes in C" and whose contributions to general
relativity cause me to wonder if he's correct, just because he himself
is so smart.


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