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Re: Croc classification (was Re: Sarcosuchus and Dumbing things down)
>From: "Demetrios M Vital" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: <steve_salisbury@BIGPOND.COM>, "Dinolist" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: Croc classification (was Re: Sarcosuchus and Dumbing things down)
>Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 12:23 PM
> I understand most of cladistics, but can someone briefly explain "crown
> groups"? Preferably a cladist; having an anti-cladist describe cladism is
> like having a flat-Earther explain gravity, or a creationist explain natural
> selection (not discussing either of those!!!!, just an example...).
What, you think because I'm a flat-earth loving, creationist hugging
anti-cladist I don't understand cladistics? Or is the worry that I don't
'beleive' it? Makes it sound like some kind of religion. Don't you think
that's a little dogmatic?
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