Organics Spirituality Smackdown

James McWilliams, writing about the spiritual dimension of organic agriculture, pushes his argument too far and gets pwned by Patrick Appel. Final score — scientific method: 1, floofy gaia rhetoric: 0.

It’s always smart, when adding a rhetorical flourish to your argument, to reread it before publishing to make sure it doesn’t make you sound insane. Link.