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Lies in education [was Re: The "loop and a half"]

ram at zedat.fu-berlin.de (Stefan Ram):

>   Some of you are experts in Python, but are only
>   half-educated when it comes to physics, C++ or other topics.
>   I wish those persons would not broadcast their
>   half-knowledge in the form of confident statements,

I don't wish that. That would only establish priesthoods and be an
obstacle to learning.

>   and I wish they would talk about those subjects in their
>   appropriate newsgroups. (For example, one can ask questions
>   about physics in "sci.physics.research".)

That's good advice, but it's not all that dangerous to express off-topic
statements in this newsgroup.