Originally Posted by Commander Data
I did almost one year of research on the year without sommer 1816 and also on the origin of climate science, reading lots of old papers also from the USA regarding climate. One very important finding that my philosophy Prof emphasized multiple times is that, if old texts sound silly, often we interpret them wrongly. Because the researcher of that time were just as smart as we are today and often, todays viewpoints are not that much superor as we would like to believe. I found that to be very valuable to keep in mind as I read thru those old material.
Now, this came to mind mind when I read you post and I added it. It is a bit sad to see that you just take it as dig or whatever, which it wasn't.
You should see the old MTF archives from the late 1800s, people like to think it was so much better round here in the old days before Fedaltardism hit its peak, but not so:
Originally Posted by MuttonChops
I put it to you, Sir, that William Renshaw is the greatest player of all time! And I further suggest, you cad, that you accept the truth of it so you may leave this place and recover your wife, I believe I espy her outside, streetwalking.
Originally Posted by YankeeDoodle
Richard Sears is the GOAT and I'll be durned if I'll take your abuse of my wife, you arrogant colonial wretch! Take the first steamer to Boston if you dare and I'll be waiting at the docks with duelling pistols to school you for your misjudgement, you syphilitic parasite!
Plus ça change...