Bill Yates wrote:
>I saw on the news that Stephen Jay Gould has died of cancer at age 60.
I met Gould here in Washington, DC at a book signing (his not mine).
During the lecture he gave beforehand, he commented on his view of
the Old Testament as "good literature." In the question and answer
period he made comment on the creationist movement and what he
thought of their fuzzy logic. I lined up for an autographed book,
and when I had an opportunity to engage him a little, I made a small
point and quoted an Old Testament verse. To my amazement, he quoted
the following verse. What a guy!
I wonder who now will champion his theory of "punctuated
equilibrium." I think it still is the best overall theory to
describe what we see in nature. I hope someone will pick up the flag.
Dick Fischer - The Origins Solution - www.orisol.com
"The answer we should have known about 150 years ago"
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