argumate:

trying to sneak a garbage paper into a journal is one way to evaluate its value, but for a full picture you would also want to consider the best papers that journal publishes, or simply consider the worst papers that weren’t submitted as hoaxes (to your knowledge).

simply consider the worst papers that weren’t submitted as hoaxes

None of the papers are bad, because they were accepted through peer review. Clearly you’re just an idiot for not getting what it’s about.

That’s what Sokal is for – so you can say “Actually I think you’ll find that I’m the author, I know what it’s about and it’s about calling you an idiot.”

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