Mayer described the ASA as a group that attempted to provide "a veneer of scientific respect-ability for hyperorthodox
Christian fundamentalism masquerading as science.
Candidates know that they'd be punished for saying something unexpected - by the rich, elderly donors and by the hyperorthodox
Apart from high-profile cases against Gilberti and Zumarraga, there were few organized inquisitional efforts to rid Mexico of prohibited books before 1571, which is astonishing given the hyperorthodox
and somewhat paranoid leanings of Montufar and Ledesma.
Ironically, the worst deficits came under Cavallo's hyperorthodox
successor, who never ceased to condemn the state and extol fiscal discipline even as he emptied state coffers and distributed favors to friends and allies.