[Taxacom] counting the number of species on Earth ... for the Ark
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Fri Feb 28 04:57:37 CST 2014
> And some no doubt well intended evolutionists regard panbiogeographers
> as creationists.
That's a stretch.
Maybe so, but that's a link that some have made. And there's nothing
necessarily wrong in expressing that view if there is some kind of evidence
based argument in support. The converse association has been made, for
example, between center or origin biogeography and Garden of Eden types of
Point here is that it can be problematic to disparage creationists in a way
that might not also apply to at least some evolutionists.
On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 10:16 PM, Curtis Clark <lists at curtisclark.org>wrote:
> On 2014-02-26 3:22 AM, John Grehan wrote:
> > I wonder if it is really a continuum or are the two always intertwined?
> To me, a continuum implies that the two states are "intertwined" for
> intermediate values.
> > My point was that any critique of creationists regarding belief or
> > evidence can be leveled at evolutionists as well.
> Can be, and has been, time after time. This list has plenty of examples,
> the value of paraphyly being a recent one.
> > And some no doubt well intended evolutionists regard panbiogeographers
> > as creationists.
> That's a stretch.
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