Re: Glenn wrote:

Ed Brayton (
Thu, 04 Jun 1998 12:26:19 -0400

Ron Chitwood wrote:
> >>>>Does this not imply that PE is somehow related to the "hopeful monster"
> idea, if not synonomous with it? <<<<
> No. It is just another idea that subliminally speaks to macroevolution's
> inadequacy.

This is not a coherent statement. Both PE and the more orthodox
gradualism that it seeks to replace or augment advance what you would
call "macroevolution" (again, whatever that is). And you don't spell out
what that "inadequacy" is that requires PE.