Re: Dawkins' video

David J. Tyler (
Fri, 12 Jun 1998 17:50:21 GMT

Ed Brayton wrote:

> I would like to suggest that until the original video is seen, we have
> no idea whether Gillian Brown is telling the truth.

I believe her.

> She is sending me an audio dub taken from the tape immediately...
> If what Ms. Brown says is
> true, then I would say that I don't have much of a problem with what was
> done on the tape.

No problems here.

> It gives the appearance of impropriety, but I don't
> really think it is too greivous. And, if what she says is true, then I
> agree with you that the focus shifts to why Dawkins had such a problem
> answering it.

Again, we agree. I had hoped to post something on why the proposed
mechanisms mentioned on this forum are inadequate, but time has
beaten me.

> But let's all reserve judgement against both parties until
> I have the tape in hand (which I will immediately send a copy of to
> Glenn, since it is his review of the tape that started this controversy
> in the first place).

OK. I'll await the outcome of this.

Best regards,
David J. Tyler.