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Re: Armadillos at the K/T!
In a message dated 10/1/01 4:28:36 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
<< Because bolide-as-sole-cause cannot be falsified as compared
to bolide-and-secondary-causes, I'd argue that bolide-as-sole-cause
isn't a full scientific hypothesis. Now there's a statement
I'd appreciate your comments about! >>
This thread, of which the above is but a small excerpt, is something like
arguing that a person shot in the liver died of liver failure rather than of
being shot. The bolide was the primary cause; it may of course have set off
chains of secondary causes that led to the extinctions of various different
groups in various different environments.