Comment to Pat Pun

John W. Burgeson (
Sat, 22 Mar 1997 10:09:28 -0500

Pat -- you wrote, in part: "Three of us, a cell biologist, chairman of
Univ. San Francisco biology dept., a former biochemist from Del Monte and
myself, a molecular biologist, translated Phil Johnson's book into Chinese.
We find all of his technical information accurate except for minor details
that we have corrected."

I've been observing (but not participating in) many discussions of Phil's
technical information as published in DOT over the past two years. It is
obvious that some folks will disagree sharply with your assertion above. As
a non-biologist, I have no particular opinion myself; I will be interested
in following any argumentation that takes place here as a result of the

Much of the more dialog on this subject has taken place on my Compuserve
forum; I would like to quote you over there if I may. May I?