The scourge of Big Bang Cosmology and String Theory today is a direct result of the physics establishment’s purposeful inaction when firm action was needed. Rather than policing these ludicrous pursuits, they seceretly issued indulgences.
It is not that the physics establishment does not police. They do so very well when they want to. Ask those whose ideas have been ruthlessly suppressed – with lofty rhetoric about preserving the sanctity of physics. In fact, they may have been suppressed by applying the very laws which the Big Bang-ers and the Super Stringers are allowed to exceed.
Why did the establishment then permit the Big Bang-ers and the Super Stringers to come this far, and hog the resources of and the limelight on physics? It is plain and simple power politics, and a culture of insidious cronyism. Nothing whatsoever to do with scientific process.
There are good parallels here between the physics establishment and the SEC. Surely you know of the indulgences issued by the SEC to you-know-whom, because you see the tangible results in your nest egg.
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