So what we see here is a direct contradiction between what IH has led you to believe, and what actually happened
OK, I'm telling you as clearly as I can: I see NO contradiction. Your facts do NOT support your claim.
We can agree that on this point: we completely disagree.
In engineering '<<' means "much, much less".
Can you agree that in terms of E-Cat viability 1.3 << 6.0 ?