RE: Shapes of a Wedge

From: Jan de Koning <jan@dekoning.ca>
Date: Wed May 19 2004 - 22:15:54 EDT

At 03:52 PM 19/05/2004 -0600, Gordon brown wrote:

>On Wed, 19 May 2004, Jan de Koning wrote:
>
> > I am sorry, but "evolution" is not a "historical science" but a biological
> > one. A friend who is a biologist offered to take me into any forest to
> > show that evolution is happening now, and combined with other historical
> > sciences, evolution can be proved.

You are right, Gordon, I mis-printed what I wanted to say. It should have
been "combined with other non-historical sciences, evolution can be proved."
Sorry for the confusion, I should have read what I wrote.

Jan

>Jan,
>
>You have contradicted yourself here. You say that evolution is not an
>historical science. Then you speak of combining it with other historical
>sciences.
>
>Showing that evolutionary processes are happening now is not historical
>science, but if common descent of all life from a primitive ancestor
>(whether proven or not) is not historical science, then what is?
>
>Gordon Brown
>Department of Mathematics
>University of Colorado
>Boulder, CO 80309-0395
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