Re: Re: Request for Peter Flegg 12 November 2004
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Tony Floyd,
Medical Student
Newcastle University

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Re: Re: Re: Request for Peter Flegg

Richard Smith, editor of the BMJ, admits that a problem of unmoderated forums is that one side of an argument can "lose by attrition" to a more vocal minority. (1)

Has Peter Flegg just undergone such attrition?

Perhaps it is for the best that he ignores certain monomaniacs. It would be a real shame if he backed away from contributing to BMJ Responses altogether.

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References:

(1) Butler D. Medical journal under attack as dissenters seize AIDS platform. Nature. 2003 Nov 20;426(6964):215.

Competing interests: None declared