More Peer Review - More Garbage

norman d. smith normans at teleport.com
Thu Oct 5 18:11:31 EST 1995


The only thing wrong with peer review is the way it is applied.  If I write 
something, it must be peer reviewed before it can be published or probably 
even read.  This process does not allow for the new, the unusual, the 
non-scientist discoverer, to be widely read or even discussed.  The process 
itself limits the field.
I say again, peer review is not wrong.  It is only in the way it is applied.
Norm Smith



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