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CHINESE 'DEEP THROAT'
Those of you who have received their November/December Skeptical Inquirer
would know what I am talking about in the subject line. Supposedly a
"Chinese paleontologist" lectures on how the fossil record does not conform
to standard Darwianian evolution. We're not talking punctuated equilibrium
(which isn't anti-Darwianian in the first place) but some theory of alledged
"intelligence". SI could not find anything behind the claim, but to those
of you in the know with Chinese paleontologists: is there anything to the
story or is it another lie from a certain group of fanatical people which
cannot be discussed on this list? The story sounds questionable to me,
especially as it came from a certain out-spoken Berkeley lawyer.
By the way, just picked up a copy of _At the Water's Edge_; what a great
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