I am not a scientist and scholar at the level of those who disagreed with Irving Klotz's evaluation of postmodernist criticism (I.M. Klotz, The Scientist, July 22, 1996, page 9). My biochemistry career was mainly working at a brewery. But I know when I smell garbage. Postmodernist criticism is a variation of political correctness. I don't agree with Judy Din's conclusion that the scientific method was inadequate for understanding chronic fatigue syndrome (Letters, The Scientist, Sept. 30, 1996, page 12). The failure was the human oversight in use of the scientific method. Does Din imply that the postmodernist approach would lead to a solution to chronic fatigue syndrome?

Ulrich Melcher's last sentence said, "I prefer to think that we are just closer to it [ultimate truth] than our predecessors were" (Letters, The Scientist, Sept. 30, 1996, page 12). Klotz wrote in...

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