Depth of Conviction counts more than height of logic, and enthusiasm is worth more than knowledge.
This quote attributed to David Peebles may not seem to apply to the scientist who presents. After all, Science is all logic and knowledge. The enthusiastic exclamation mark always rises someone’s eyebrows when it appears in a scientific paper, and the deep seated down to earth conviction is rarely born from height of logic.
Our two guests on this second podcast give their opinion.