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Re: Ornithoms, Parrots, and others (short)

--Original Message-- From: Dinogeorge@aol.com Date: 12 November 1998 06:51

>In a message dated 11/11/98 10:45:49 PM EST, jjackson@interalpha.co.uk
><< Oh no!  Don't tell me I'm cladistically unfashionable!  Well, I suppose
> makes sense - once the Magic Program has spoken there's nothing you can
> point to to dispute it, you can only say "I don't believe it". >>
>You can always run a different program on the same matrix and see what
>up; or you can stick more characters in the matrix and run the program
>or you can do both. If you're really lucky, your results will reinforce one
>another, but usually they don't. Then you're back to square one, I suppose.

Exactly.  You have to decide which input parameter set you prefer, and
you're right back to where you were before compromising your philosphical
credentials - and still having to rely on the wetware.