Don’t bother clicking on that #6 below. It appeared for a few minutes only before being removed. It was in reply to a lady schoolteacher who thought I had made the wrong call re Dan Porter’s attempt last night to play fast and loose with this commentator’s perception of himself as a serious researcher on all matters pertaining to the Shroud. The manner in which it was done, linking to an equally nasty dissing of the late Bertrand Russell, with science being portrayed as an affectation in both cases, has made this blogger/scientist see red. Enough is enough. There is a persistent abuse of executive privilege on that site, basically to push Shroud authenticity by a softly softly approach, but with a big stick out of sight, under the table.
Update: 9:46 pm UK time: the comment has now been re-instated, with this explanation form the site’s host, Dan Porter:
November 23, 2013 at 1:42 pm | #6