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Re: Interesting, veeery interesting



The politics of a palaentologist should not enter the discussion when
examining their science, unless one has some kind of axe to grind and
wishes everyone to know that you have difficulty acting like a
professional. Everyone's heard of the ad hominen logical fallacy, I
presume?

Viv

On 29 September 2011 10:05, Heinrich Mallison
<heinrich.mallison@googlemail.com> wrote:
> Well, there were more than a few ardent admirers of the Führer, and
> quite many Jew-haters in science, too. I am, for example, unsure about
> Edwin Hennig - I haven't looked into the issue but have encountered
> some evidence that the French administration, at least, considered him
> not to have been a harmless go-along. Which is why he wasn't
> re.instated at Tübingen University. But again: before risking slander
> one should always check facts.
> Heinrich Mallison
>
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 11:00 AM, Jaime Headden <qi_leong@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>   And note, that with some exceptions, many scientists and well-meaning, 
>> Jew-loving or admiring people joined the party in fear of retaliation. Ernst 
>> von Stromer did not, and lost two sons as a result.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>>  Jaime A. Headden
>>  The Bite Stuff (site v2)
>>  http://qilong.wordpress.com/
>>
>> "Innocent, unbiased observation is a myth." --- P.B. Medawar (1969)
>>
>>
>> "Ever since man first left his cave and met a stranger with a
>> different language and a new way of looking at things, the human race
>> has had a dream: to kill him, so we don't have to learn his language or
>> his new way of looking at things." --- Zapp Brannigan (Beast With a Billion 
>> Backs)
>>
>>
>> ----------------------------------------
>>> Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2011 10:54:05 +0200
>>> From: heinrich.mallison@googlemail.com
>>> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
>>> Subject: Re: Interesting, veeery interesting
>>>
>>> > Also, Heinrich - Godwin's law is pretty much nonsense. As any
>>> > discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving ANY
>>> > topic approaches 1. It's the old infinite monkeys, infinite
>>> > typewriters thought experiment wearing a different hat.
>>> >
>>> > Viv
>>>
>>> very true - but it's a good way to flippantly shut up someone who's
>>> throwing racist remarks around, and insults people left and right.
>>>
>>> Oh, and Mr. Paul: evidence for Janensch being a Nazi, please! I'm not
>>> saying he wasn't, but before you make that claim about anyone you
>>> should better have solid evidence. Just because someone was living at
>>> that time and was a German citizen doesn't mean you're free to place
>>> him/her under general suspicion.
>>>
>>> Heinrich Mallison
>>
>