Cheer Up Huh?

Boy have we lost. The Christian Science Monitor is running Watts on that obscure physicist who is the new Martin Luther.

All we get is a few witty repartees, which is easy given how witless the stuff is we is reparteein’.

In the American Scholar, Milan Ilnyckyj summarizes Laughlin thus:

“Laughlin commits an error comparable to to seeing a baby driving around on a bulldozer and saying ‘There’s no need to worry; that bulldozer will be just fine.’ “

And at Kloor’s, ThingsBreak summarizes the burgeoning pixie dust movement perfectly. [more]