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RE: Arms into wings



That is not a syllogism.
If you're going to be such nitpickers, better study your medieval logic more
carefully.
G. Derkits

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> From:         Dinogeorge@aol.com[SMTP:Dinogeorge@aol.com]
> Sent:         Friday, March 05, 1999 7:42 PM
> To:   TomHopp@aol.com
> Cc:   dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject:      Re: Arms into wings
> 
> In a message dated 3/5/99 4:17:44 PM EST, TomHopp@aol.com writes:
> 
> << Yeah, okay. And here's another. Ostriches don't fly. Therefore birds
> don't
>  fly. >>
> 
> The correct syllogism is "Ostriches don't fly. Therefore >not all< birds
> fly."
> Pretty trivial when you put it this way.
>