Re: [BULK] - Re: Is evolution really the central theory for all of biology?

From: Jim Armstrong <jarmstro@qwest.net>
Date: Mon Sep 19 2005 - 20:32:59 EDT

I think "special pleading" is lawyer speak. If so, remember that certain
lawyer perspectives tend to be along the lines of reasonable doubt,
quite distinguishable from the concept of proof. :-) JimA

David C Campbell wrote:

>>David:
>>Again, we're talking about evidence, not explanation.
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>>This is special pleading when the similar designs are claimed as
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>evidence for evolution (as in #1), but not when similar designs are
>used as mere explanations (eg, "ah, these designs are similar because
>they arose from a common ancestor").<
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>Not real sure what you mean.
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