Wednesday, February 2, 2011

DT Archive: Sighence

Sighence - v. The exasperated re-explanation to a dull, unwitting, reticent, or recalcitrant public, of knowledge well established through empirical observation and testing over the last hundred or more years. cf. Natural selection. -Rusty

Due to a thread by qo titled "What is science?" (link) wherein we had veered off into Top 10 Reasons for not Replying to the What is Science Thread, and he replied in part:
7. Science is way too close to Seance for comfort, at least for Ray Comfort. If Ray don't like it, qo don't like it.

6. If they'd spelled it Psyence, then maybe it would've stood a chance. But noooooo.