Asinine claims based on existant & non-existant Archeology evidence

“It is a very recent disease to mistake the unobserved for the nonexistent; but some are plagued with the worse disease of mistaking the unobserved for the unobservable.” -Nassim Nicholas Taleb — Typical arguments, initiated by laypeople or alleged experts, in equal frequency, run likes this… (1) Astronomy evidence is great, but where is the ‘actual‘ evidence?…

Indologists & Linguists

Arguing with Indologists & Linguists (unfortunately, majority of them, to our dismay, in the India research context, are one and the same) about error, error probability or archeo-astronomy is exactly like arguing with George W. Bush about algebraic geometry. (Modified quote – original quote of Naseem Taleb about ‘Biologists’)

8 x 72 = 576! Feedback and comments

Someone wrote… I don’t understand what point he (referring to Prof. Hock) is trying to make. Even if one concedes what he is saying is correct, it amounts to an error of 576 years, according to his calculations. When we are dealing with history and periods of thousands of years, the error of 576 years…