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The article by a Alan Sokal is a caricature of the wishy-washy end of social sciences. It was accepted accepted as a serious article by the journal "Social Text" and published in 1996. More on this unmasking of pretentiousness from Alan Sokal's site.
Cafe Wall Illusion
Image by Hans Kuiper
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