Consensus (was: Google for Internet Database of all life...)

Curtis Clark jcclark-lists at EARTHLINK.NET
Thu Mar 23 07:23:54 CST 2006

On 2006-03-22 19:54, Ken Kinman wrote:
> ... a bunch of Ivory Tower
> types spread the practice to their students and anyone else who would
> listen

This is a slur. It marks you for what you are, not a consensus-builder,
but rather someone with an axe to grind. A lot of those "Ivory Tower
types" have embraced monophyly because it fits best with the new facts
about actual organisms that they discovered and published.

Curtis Clark        
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