Paul Flewers at
Fri Aug 1 16:12:12 MDT 2003

Lou P wrote: 'This Yardley has a PhD from Stanford, the home of the Hoover
Institution. You would think that he might have absorbed some of the
scholarly norms of his milieu, even if it is based on the idiocies of the
cold war.'

About 15 years ago I wrote, apropos a Canadian professor who denied that the
gulags existed, that academic qualifications do not prevent men from being
fools or charlatans or both. Having since then spent seven years as a
student and having worked for the last two years in a London university, I
stand by every word I said back then.

Paul F

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