[Taxacom] Taxonomy Anarchy

Laurent Raty l.raty at skynet.be
Sun Jun 4 07:51:04 CDT 2017

On 06/02/2017 04:04 PM, KD Dijkstra wrote:
> What I find notable about most responses (Donat’s and Francisco’s are among
> the exceptions) is that they shout “rebuttal!” without actually discussing
> the faults and especially merits of the comment. The piece is easy to
> trash* as the authors’ understanding of systematics, conservation and
> evolution appears about as sophisticated as Noah’s back in the day of the
> great flood, but [...]

Another thing that is notable about most responses is that they assume 
that the Nature piece was written by 'environmentalists' or 
'conservationists' with no or little knowledge of taxonomy.


Not so, thus.

Cheers, Laurent -

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