Daily Archives: June 26, 2007

Darby Conley hits the nail on the head

I don’t think Conley was trying specifically to comment on online discussions with his last strip. Yet, even if inadvertently, that strip does point out a prominent problem when engaging in discussions on the web. The world is filled with people who like to make outrageous claims, all the while being patently aware that some statements are just not disprovable or are disprovable only with a significant effort on the part of the person trying to disprove them.