In chapter 7, Lott responds to many of the criticisms of his original
study and in chapter 9 of the second edition he responds to criticisms
of the first edition of his book. In this section, rather than just
comment on the responses that I disagree with, I will also note where
Lott has adequately dealt with the criticism so that readers can get
an overall impression of how well Lott has responded to his critics.
In the list below, ``7.1'' refers to criticism number 1 in chapter 7.