Am I a hypocrite about peer review?
I was thinking about this today. Here’s why I might be one.
On the one hand, I regularly criticize peer-reviewed research papers for being unsound. I’ve also expressed doubts about the reliability of the peer review process itself. And I do all this on my blog, which is not peer reviewed. So it seems that I don’t respect peer review as a guarantee of scientific truth.
However, I also criticize things for not being peer reviewed. For instance, I ro