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FW: Darwin Day petition

Haro. Some would say we need heroes. This is politics. It can be useful.
It's only human. But "heroes" or "authorities" have nothing whatsoever 
to do with science as you rightfully alluded to. Again. It's only use 
is political. And that petition, as I pointed out, is just bad politics. 
Glad to be of service in the humour department though. 

> Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2010 19:33:54 -0300
> Subject: Re: FW: Darwin Day petition
> From: augustoharo@gmail.com
> To: wdm1949@hotmail.com
> CC: dinosaur@usc.edu
> 2010/2/4 dale mcinnes :
>> Nothing looks so pathetic and meek as asking a political figure permission 
>> to celebrate your
>> heroes!!
>> Avoid this petition folks. Enough said. --dale
> hahahaaaa!!
> Such a funny way of ending a message!
> However, I adhere to what Joe Skulan said in the VertPaleo List some
> time ago: avoid hagiography.