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RE: Philosophy (was Re: Cladistics)
Tom Holtz sent the following deliberate mistake:
>On the other hand, for some questions of particularly limited scope, it is
>possible to set up the problem so that one (and only one) solution is
>potentially correct. Either fossil specimen A shared a more recent common
>ancestor with fossil specimen B than it did with C, or B and C shared a more
>recent common ancestor, or they all split off simultaneously from the same
>ancestor. There are only these three possibilities...
Or A shared a more recent common ancestor with C. Just wanted to show
someone was paying attention.