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Re: polyphyletic Alvarezsauria assemblage

> Neither extreme (Zero%
> intuition or 100% intuition) is going to get a scientist anywhere.

Certainly true (no speculation --> no hypotheses --> ...). But in cladistic
analysis, intuition should go to finding characters and character states,
maybe even polarity in some cases, but not the outcome, I think. Where do we
disagree? :-)