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"Last week I reviewed Scott Creighton’s new book, The Great Pyramid Hoax, and I’m sure many readers will find the discussion of my review on the Graham Hancock website message board to be both instructive and amusing. There, critics contend that I had no business reviewing the book because I am a “blogger” and lack the necessary advanced degrees to credibly evaluate whether Creighton, a Scottish engineer and AboveTopSecret.com message board moderator, was able to develop a coherent argument. It’s amusing that I supposedly need greater credentials than either Creighton or Graham Hancock possess to evaluate whether Creighton was able to meet the basic requirements of argumentation."
- Jason Colavito (from his blog)
I might have called him a blogger (the clue is in him having a blog... you know, where this quote came from) but no one is questioning his right to review the book or give his opinions. The only question was why would his opinion or review count more than any other member of Joe Public's (as was implied by it being held up here as "evidence"). It is valid, but no more valid than any review on Amazon from anyone.
He seems a harmless enough young chap (born 1981, goodness) but shouldn't be so thin skinned if he wants to battle in this particular arena. Carry on blogging, I say, if it makes you happy. Like others on GHMB, best not to dish it out in the first place though if you can't take it...