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Re: Dinomeat!



> > >Hopefully their beautiful sons and daughters in the millennia to come
> > >will be
> > >able to walk freely over the asphalt layer we'll leave behind in the
> > >earth's
> > >strata, as their race's terrible memories of us fade like autumn
> > >smoke.
> > 
> > Where they will most likely peck themselves to death over the scraps left
> > behind.
> > 
> > You need a long vacation in a deep wilderness to get a reality check of
> > what Mother Nature is all about.  It is far from the romantic ideal you
> > are picturing.  And like it or not, human beings are a part of it too.
> > Chill out.
> > 
> > Judy Molnar
> > Education Associate, Virginia Living Museum
> > vlmed@juno.com
> > jamolnar@juno.com
> > All questions are valid; all answers are tentative.
> 
        Well said, Judy.  Although "Chill out" might be better restated 
as "get a clue."  Has this person never spent a day in the real world?  
If we are going to try and discuss paleobiology (emphasis on try) here, 
then we need to think in terms of biology and not "bambi biology."


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