Re: transitional fossils

From: Pim van Meurs <>
Date: Mon Dec 05 2005 - 23:07:51 EST

Gregory Arago wrote:

> "Under the circumstances, what conceivable alternative could persuade
> scientists to abandon it [evolution]?" - Don
> "Given that the theory [of evolutions] is quite strong and
> alternatives are fully lacking, I'd say none. The supernatural is
> never a good alternative scientifically speaking." - Pim
> If nothing could persuade Pim to abandom theories of evolution,
> then he is displaying obviously-absolutistic thinking. This is
> unacceptable in today's post-modern scientific arena. It doesn't
> matter if it is Einstein or Newton or Heisenberg or Crick-Watson,
> Planck or even E. A. Poe, that deketive-making
> backwards-operating poet. Evolution is the be-all, end-all of PvM's
> worldview and there is nothing that can be done to change that. Let's
> move on from such a pigeon hole perspektive.

Interesting strawman given that I stated that 'and alternatives are
fully lacking;. Show me some viable alternatives and I will be more than
willing to abandon theories.

So let's move on from the pigeon hole perspective and discuss what I
actually said and we may have a far more fruitful discussion.
Received on Mon Dec 5 23:10:14 2005

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