A cursory investigation yields the usual suspects: scientists with a theoretical axe to grind, careers to further and the status quo to maintain.
Their modus operandi is "The Big Lie" -- and the bigger and more widely publicized, the better.
He charged West and Schoch with being "ignorant and insensitive".
Self-taught Egyptologist John Anthony West brought the water erosion issue to the attention of geologist Dr Robert Schoch.
You do not get to number two unless you have number one.
Science is a method that anyone can learn and apply.
Dr Zahi Hawass, the Giza Monuments chief, wasted no time in firing a barrage of public criticism at the pair.
Renowned Egyptologist Dr Mark Lehner, who is regarded as the world's foremost expert on the Sphinx, joined his attack.
It does not require a degree to observe and record facts and think critically about them, especially in the non-technical social sciences.