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Quotation of the Day for December 5, 2009
"How could he pass away due to a bacillus discovered by Koch in 1882?"
- Bruno Latour, doubting the claim that Egyptian ruler Ramses II died c. 1213 BC of tuberculosis. Latour's 1998 article "Ramses II est-il mort de la tuberculose?" was quoted in Intellectual Impostures: Postmodern Philosophers' Abuse of Science by Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont.
Submitted by: Mike Krawchuk
Dec. 2, 2009
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