From the Book of the Faithful, the True Searchers of palaeobotanical wisdom
I am the Lord thy Supervisor, the only and true expert on palaeobotany
Thou shalt have no experts before me
Thou shalt not see what I don’t see, haven’t seen, or published differently
Thou shalt put the name of the Lord thy God on each and every script you write, from now till the end of days
Remember who took you in, and gave you access to the Holy Artefacts called Fossils
Honour the beliefs I taught you, and defend them against new scientific evidence
Thou shalt not use anything but parsimony
Thou shalt never listen, or speak, to those that are not faithful to Thy Lord
Thou shalt try to publish each new fossil find at least twice
Thou shalt bear false witness against others, when their heretic scripts are send to you by the Lords of the Forest of Review (may they do Our bidding till the end of days).
Thou shalt never leave thy Lord’s Ivory Tower of True Wisdom to covet the wisdom of others, in particular not those that waste their time studying living objects.
PS There may be similar commandments in other fields, so just use the anonymous comment option for suggestions.