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Re: Evidence is King

Subject: Re: Evidence is King
From: pete
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2006 11:38:23 GMT
Newsgroups: sci.anthropology.paleo
Claudius Denk wrote:
> 
> "pete" <pfiland@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:44978AA3.9F0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Jim McGinn wrote:
> >
> >> Studying ape tool usage
> >> will tell us nothing about the transition from
> >> ape to hominid.

> You can't just ignore observational data just 
> because it doesn't fit with your preconcieved notion.

> Evidence is king.  Follow the evidence it will not mislead you.

I think Claudius is right, Jim.
There's all kinds of evidence about chimp tool usage
that you just can't ignore
because it doesn't fit with your preconcieved notion.

-- 
pete

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