you know, I read that blog, and it reminded me of how I got here in the first place. I first encountered the book (there's a book attached to this website, you know), and was so delighted with it that I sought out the website. I was then so delighted with the website that I sought out the board. I gather this is not the usual way of it?
in short, Phil is such an excellent writer that I actually joined a scientific board even though I'm definitely not a scientist. proving once again that there actually is some crossover between liberal arts people and science.
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
"I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"