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The Value of Total Independence in Thinking

Alan Sokal, of the Sokal affair fame, comes to rescue again in dismantling the results of a "mental fart", as he puts it:

"The Lorenz equation Losada used was from fluid dynamics," says Sokal, "which is not the field that I'm specialised in, but it's elementary enough that any mathematician or physicist knows enough. In 10 seconds I could see it was total bullshit."

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/jan/19/mathematics-of-happiness-debunked-nick-brown

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