Thursday, 6 November 2014
Quote Mining and the Orwellian Use of Language
Evolutionists are fond of using language in a typically Orwellian manner. Take the expression quote mining, for instance. I have been accused of doing that more than once.
Recently, David Klinghoffer of Discovery institute posted an excellent definition of what they really mean:
“ ‘Quote mining’ defined: When a scientist is accurately cited as saying something true but awkward for the Darwinian evolutionary cause.”