Jonathan Katz is amongst the individuals selected by the Obama administration to deal with the present oil leak. I was surprised to see that he had written a paper entitled `In Defense of Homophobia‘ (warning: link as offensive as it sounds). I decided to have a look.
It was immediately apparent that the title was not hyperbole but rather that the essay was a genuine defence of homophobia. More surprisingly, for such a scientist promoted to such an important role, Mr. Katz’s argument is full of logical fallacies. (more…)