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Re: Dumbing things down
>From: chris brochu <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: Croc classification (was Re: Sarcosuchus and Dumbing things down)
>Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 2:53 PM
>>> I don't recall cladists (including myself) referring to Owen for taxonomic
>>Well maybe you should.
> Why? We're working in an evolutionary framework, Owen worked on a
> typlogical framework. Different frameworks.
Ah. A penny has dropped! Why should you assume that everyone is working in
your evolutionary framework?
> If the Linnean system were so great, why are we eliminating it? Just
> to be a bunch of annoying persons?
There you go with the 'we' again. Maybe you should think twice about the
last sentence ;o)
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