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Re: a universal Reptilia (ending the cladisto-eclectic war)



In a message dated 6/20/00 1:46:54 PM EST, stonebugdotnet@yahoo.com writes:

<< What is it that's not neutral about "Kinman system," anyway? >>

Well, suppose I called BCF "Dinogeorge's Theory of Dinosaur-Bird 
Relationships"? Or GOODD theory: George Olshevsky On Dinosaur Descent: as 
opposed to BADD theory (Birds Are Dinosaur Descendants)? Not exactly neutral 
names, are they? Having Kinman push the Kinman system of classification 
carries a cranky aroma with it. Charles Darwin didn't call his own theory 
Darwinian Evolution; other people did, later.