Here. (Here's the Wikipedia entry on the Sokal affair).
While on xkcd, here's a good one on how age affects mathematical ability.
BTW, have you checked out the xkcd cartoons on purity of scientific fields, and Mark Pilgrim's response to it?
The purity of scietific fields finally makes me get the joke in a new sitcom "The Big Bang Theory" The theoritical physicist character in the show calls engineers the oompa loompas of science.
The purity thing reminds me of this:GOD is applied POWER which is applied GOVERNMENT which is applied POLITICS which is applied ADVERTISING which is applied SOCIOLOGY which is applied PSYCHOLOGY which is applied BIOLOGY which is applied CHEMISTRY which is applied PHYSICS which is applied MATH which is applied PHILOSOPHY which is applied BULLSHIT
"Purity" of a discipline is inversely proportional to the number of possible variables and interactions. An axiomatic system is the ultimate control environment, no wonder mathematics is as "pure" as it gets.Sandbox empires and their quibbles -- whose vacuum is better?
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