- we should not assume that all specialists are wrong
- but neither are they infallible
- specialists have a responsibility to communicate to general audiences
- the IPCC has done a poor job of bridging the gap between specialist and general audiences
- no one is an expert in all areas of a complex, dynamic problem
As this post illustrates, some blogs are particularly obtuse and hypocritical in their reaction to those who have the temerity to question the veracity of the priesthood.