Re: Phil Skell replies to David Campbell

From: Pim van Meurs <pimvanmeurs@yahoo.com>
Date: Wed Sep 21 2005 - 13:52:14 EDT

Your comments are a bit distasteful Janice. Quote mining.... an
unsupported snipe at Darwin... Why may I ask ?

janice matchett wrote:

> At 12:20 PM 9/21/2005, Ted Davis wrote:
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>> ....Darwin's "theory" is mainly *metaphysically-based* speculation ..."
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> ### A statement backed up by "the man", himself, who apparently
> didn't have the guts to publish it publically because these sorts of
> statements are only found in his private notebooks:
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> "Origion of man now proved. -- *Metaphysics* must flourish. - He who
> understands baboon would do more toward *Metaphysics* than Locke."
> --- Darwin, *Notebook M*, August 16, 1838
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> As proudly quoted in: *Metaphysics and the Origin of Species* by
> Michael T Ghiselin
> http://print.google.com/print?id=GS7zerl8_SoC&oi=fnd&pg=PA1&sig=C272OANmGDlPogTUVpY3ufWOAIc
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> <http://print.google.com/print?id=GS7zerl8_SoC&oi=fnd&pg=PA1&sig=C272OANmGDlPogTUVpY3ufWOAIc>~
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