Re: Peppered Moths - round 2 (part 2 of 2)

Kevin O'Brien (
Mon, 5 Apr 1999 22:59:07 -0600

Michael Majerus wrote:

>Just a quick note to say that the response you received is
>fairly typical of what happens when people who have no knowledge or
>experience of an organism or group of organisms, think that they 'know'
>what is going on. As usual, the response is subjective and ill-informed.

And he wrote:

>It is difficult to have an informed discussion of a complicated
>ecological system with those who have little or no experience of the
>system. My advice to anyone who wishes to obtain a fully objective view of
>this case is to a) read the primary papers that I based my review upon, and
>any other relevant papers, and b) gain some experience of this moth and its
>habits in the wild.

Exactly what I've been saying all along.

Kevin L. O'Brien