ozeco41 wrote:I have been surprised that anyone would see a conflict.
I didn't, actually. I was being diplomatic, and acknowledging that my feelings of omniscience might be just that - feelings.
I have repeatedly emphasised that I have left the details out - it is a deliberate part of my approach to the challenge of explaining.
In the polarised environment over there I incur risks when agreeing with Major_Tom and I was attempting to agree whilst pre-empting anticipated counter attacks from those with entrenched points of view including the Bazant literalists.
Of course; an intellectual gymkhana it is.