[Taxacom] More precise sound bite
jcclark-lists at earthlink.net
Sun Mar 29 15:53:18 CDT 2009
On 2009-03-29 07:54, Dick Jensen wrote:
> I never wrote that, to paraphrase your words, "all cladists are
> proponents of Phylocode." All that I wrote was that there is a link
> (a rather obvious one at that) connecting cladistics and Phylocode.
I don't think I ever said that you wrote that. I did feel that you were
pushing John Grehan's words beyond what he was trying to say.
> Besides, I doubt that ALL who took part in the Inquisition were
> either Christian or Catholic and, as you note, it is illogical to
> suggest that all Christians and Catholics supported the Inquisition
> (just as it is illogical to suggest that all self-professed (or even
> closet) cladists support Phylocode. But, there is clearly a link
> connecting the Inquisition to both Christianity and Catholicism.
I suspect that there are proponents of Phylocode who are by neither
baptism nor dogma cladists.
If John agrees with your paragraph, then I think you are on the same page.
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