Re: Refuting Aristotle et al (was Re: [asa] Dawkins on the fossil record)

From: Schwarzwald <schwarzwald@gmail.com>
Date: Tue Dec 15 2009 - 17:01:06 EST

Not nearly enough, Murray. And I'll bluntly say that the tactic of
refutation by referring to the date is the stuff of glaring intellectual
weakness. It can be deployed for just about any position, even contrary
ones.

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 4:19 PM, Murray Hogg <muzhogg@netspace.net.au>wrote:

> Gregory Arago wrote:
>
>> How does one refute Aristotle (and countless others, including the Church
>> Fathers, since): "*there must have been a first"*? Are John and Dennis
>> trying to deny this!!!!!!!
>>
>
> One "refutes" them by checking year on one's calendar.
>
> In most science labs, it reads 2009.
>
> 'Nuf said?
>
> Blessings,
> Murray
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