Here are the two most recent comments about "professor" Poole from Rate My Professors http://www.ratemyprofessors.com/ShowRatings.jsp?tid=795201
3/21/13: "Prof Poole is a bit arrogant. Most of what is taught here is opinion yet Prof Poole is intolerant of opinions that conflict with his own. I don't recommend this class nor Pro Poole"
3/21/13: "Disrespectful and dismissive of ideas that he does not agree with. I do not recommend his class."