Re: Cylons and Voltron and Zombies! Oh My! (Adam Serwer & Katherine Mangu-Ward)
Perhaps that post was meant to be posted in the last Science Saturday thread. Seems more relevant there. Regarding his suggestion; I prefer written debates because of their non real time nature. Verbal debates seem much more geared to showing off a debater's performance skill then the strength of that debater's position. One can see the difference when looking at how Christopher Monckton fairs in verbal debates vs. anything else where one is able to fact check or sit back and think about his claims.
Six Phases of a Project: (1)Enthusiasm (2)Disillusionment (3)Panic (4)Search for the Guilty (5)Punishment of the Innocent (6)Praise and Honors for the Non-Participants