I’m stepping aside, and postponing the next episode of the ‘November-Crocodile’ trail in favour of recommending you read Tim O’Neill’s latest post:
If you have an analytical turn of mind, but chose to concentrate on the pragmatic sciences in school, this is what you need.
Here’s a taste:
“too many … accept bad historical arguments substantially because they cannot see how or why they are bad. This is because they genuinely do not understand how history is done and so cannot tell bad history from good”.