- crackpot + -ery (Wiktionary)
“The normal denizens of sci. physics often wondered why you never found cranks who attacked Einstein's explanation of specific heat, or diffusion, or even the photoelectric effect, and that very absence of crackpottery is the clue that they weren't just trying to achieve fame by knocking off the king; they were sincerely pursuing what they perceived as reality.”
“Is being a biologist somehow make you immune to crackpottery?”
“I see no good reason to equate militant atheism with crackpottery.”
“Also, you've repeatedly dissembled when challenged to address the crackpottery of his claim that Christian scientists who accept evolution are harming science education.”
“This post is a perfect example of conservative crackpottery.”
“Byers patiently draws this whole constellation of eccentric people to Flagstaff, revolving through them chapter by chapter until their paths intersect with the vision of the late Percival Lowell, who left his fortune to the observatory, "a second-rate place, it is generally agreed, staffed by old men and with a notorious history of crackpottery.”
“I suspect that fear of looking like a loony Nostratacist though I am a sympathizer of the concept of Nostratic like you or some similar crackpottery makes professional scholars fearful of taking up the challenge.”
“That said, I do have an idea what you're asking for here and won't be a big fart and leave it at the above crackpottery.”
“Megan McArdle writes that a year ago, proponents of the law were dismissing legal charges as crackpottery with no chance of succeeding.”
“All of the signs of classic crackpottery are present; the vague and misplaced appeal to technical terminology, the spelling mistakes and capital letters, the random use of “must” and “therefore” when no actual argument has been given.”
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