posted on Oct, 7 2010 @ 10:40 AM
reply to post by snoopyuk
People can change. The problem is the lack of change. Someone writing their ideas down makes them an author, not always an authority on a subject.
Writing books or producing videos does not mean that the person understands the subject matter. Being able to conjure up a good tale does not mean
that the tale is true. These authors and video makers are not scientists and do not do science.
Take your example. You were a farmer. You are now doing design work and have done it for a decade. If you were able to stop farming and write a book
about design work without taking the job of the designer, then you'd be an author on design work. Would you have the credentials of a decade of
I know an author that has written on a number of subjects. They even wrote part of a travel guide. They did not go to most of the locations they
described in the book. That information was collected by a lower paid employee that passed on the information to the writer.