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Re: More on "Arbitrary" Paleontology
In a message dated 6/6/99 11:26:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
<< What do you make of the period in the history of paleontology in which
dinosaurs were not regarded as a single, coherent animal group, but two
separate groups that are distantly related? >>
I saw a documentary on Faulkner's Mississippi. I forget what the topic was,
but each speaker among a group of men on a hunting trip knew less about it
than the last, and each decided his comments would be unarguable if he only
sounded definite and spoke slowly in a resonant voice.
My voice is somewhat nasal, and I think complete ignorance is a good reason
to limit comment.