[Taxacom] Forgotting at the edge of miracles

John Grehan calabar.john at gmail.com
Sun Apr 26 14:22:42 CDT 2015


No, I am just saying that there is no independent way of knowing how far
along we are.

John Grehan

On Sun, Apr 26, 2015 at 3:17 PM, Richard Pyle <deepreef at bishopmuseum.org>
wrote:

> I don’t follow.  Are you suggesting that “flying” is the end?  Maybe
> teleportation is the end.  Maybe something we can’t even comprehend is the
> end.  The only premise here (in the metaphorical sense) is that flying
> implies a more advanced form of transportation than walking. The point is
> that many arguments about biogeography over-reach (i.e., draw too many
> over-confident/broad-sweeping conclusions from) the underlying evidence.
>
>
>
> Rich
>
>
>
> *From:* John Grehan [mailto:calabar.john at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Sunday, April 26, 2015 6:37 AM
> *To:* Richard Pyle
> *Cc:* Dr. Antonio Lopez; Anthony Gill; Karl Magnacca; TAXACOM
> *Subject:* Re: [Taxacom] Forgotting at the edge of miracles
>
>
>
> But to know this distinction is to know the end, and no human knows the
> end point (the final truth) so no one knows where we are along the way. All
> one can do is compare and contrast results from different approaches.
>
>
>
> John Grehan
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>
> On Sun, Apr 26, 2015 at 12:17 PM, Richard Pyle <deepreef at bishopmuseum.org>
> wrote:
>
> Hi Antonio,
>
> > I find that
> > in many aspects we are being about flying, and we have not even learned
> how
> > to walk.
>
> Yes, exactly!  There seems to be no misunderstanding here.
>
> Aloha,
> Rich
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>
>



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