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Old 04-14-2016, 12:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Ignotus View Post
And there are of course Phillip Lenard, Johannes Stark et al., whose campaign for "Deutsche Physik" against relativity and quantuum mechanics in Nazi Germany may, however, have been more of an act in bad faith and a sign of moral cowardice rather than genuine crankiness.
Was this just something that Nazi ideology seemed to require?

Sounds akin to Lysenkoism in Russia, which was, at its core, a kind of ideological contortion of biological science that seemed to fit well with the Soviet concepts of communalism. Or something like that.