Kuwimb’s Letter to the New Yorker

This got mentioned in Rhonda Shearer’s comments on Rex’s post, but I felt it warranted its own post: Mako John Kuwimb, a lecturer in law and a PhD candidate at Australia’s James Cook University, who is one of the people responsible for the lawsuit against The New Yorker and Jared Diamond, wrote a long letter attacking Diamond’s article paragraph by paragraph. It is a fascinating document and worth reading in full. I’ve posted it to Google Docs and you can read it here. UPDATE: Use the Scribd link instead.

6 thoughts on “Kuwimb’s Letter to the New Yorker

  1. Kerim – I got this message:

    “Sorry, the page (or document) you have requested is not available.

    Please check the address and try again.”

  2. Man, why did Diamond write this article? I mean, I haven’t been following the deepest details of all this – maybe the arguments are inaccurate, maybe the severity is overstated, I don’t know. But what on earth was in it for him? The cost-benefit or risk analysis is so unclear…

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