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RE: Even more on pterosaur arms



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> Date: Sat, 6 Jul 2013 09:27:32 -0400
> From: GSP1954@aol.com
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Even more on pterosaur arms
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> Notable how some are reacting to the posts by a paleoresearcher who
> publishes regularly in the peer reviewed literature and provides review 
> services on
> these matters to editors not with a sense of scientific curiousity and
> careful debate, but in a reflexive angry manner along the lines of why is that
> uppity GP causing trouble with our consensus. As per MW complaining about GP
> "moaning about my work." What, my disagreeing on technical grounds is
> "moaning?" Does that mean that anyone who disagrees with MW is moaning?

>From the posts I have seen, much of it seems to stem more as a reaction to 
>your claim that you are the sole authority on the subject, and as such are the 
>only person who should be offering up what the specimens were up to in life.  
>(as was the phrase in the old days, you set yourself up as god)

I know and understand that its natural to have camps and disagreements in 
paleontology  (the BANDits being just one example)...but as Occam said, do not 
multiply things unneccessarily.