[Taxacom] Pop article on taxonomy's decline

Piero Delprete piero.delprete at ird.fr
Sun Jan 30 17:08:59 CST 2011


Are we still wondering why taxonomy is in decline?

Piero G. Delprete - Herbier de Guyane,  IRD - UMR AMAP, Boite Postale 165, 
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On Sun, 30 Jan 2011 17:36:19 -0500
  "Frederick W. Schueler" <bckcdb at istar.ca> wrote:
> On 1/30/2011 5:25 PM, Richard Zander wrote:
>
>> Wait a minute! 8 is 2 to the 3rd power! And it is the second digit
>>to the right of the decimal in the golden ratio (if you round off).
>>Maybe we are on to something here?
>
> * why should we bother to pursue fallible sciences when numerology
> always has an answer? And I'm sure there are astrological answers to
> "which stars were overhead when the last common ancestor" of any
> particular suite of species was born - even with 13 zoodical signs.
>
> fred.
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