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Steven Avery
02-17-2019, 03:15 PM
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Citation games: comments on the paper by Annette Risberg
Michael Wood, Portsmouth Business School, May 2005 Michael.wood@port.ac.uk

... long lists of references in academic works are (sometimes at least) largely for show, and may not stand up to scrutiny as serious evidence. The list of crimes detected include ... multiple secondary references to the same source ... The end result is that references may be used to create “a taken for granted truth” which may not be accurate, but is probably persuasive because of the number of apparently credible references that are cited.


This is one spot I posted about this important understanding.

KJV translator reported alterations in translators' text