Re: Evolution as fact

Adrian Tanner (atanner@MORGAN.UCS.MUN.CA)
Thu, 7 Mar 1996 11:26:28 -0330

Mr E wrote

>At 03:14 PM 03/06/96 -0330, Adrian Tanner wrote:
>>Evolution is such a law, rather than a fact, isn't it?
>Nope, that's why there so much debate ... see nobody's debating the Law of

Except among some followers of TM, who believe in levitation.

My point was about terminology. Not being an expert on the evidence for
evolution, I would be quite happy to call it to a theory. I just don't think
it can be correctly called a fact, no matter how much convincing evidence
there is for it.

Adrian Tanner, Dept of Anthropology, Memorial University, St John's,
Newfoundland, Canada. A1C 5S7. email Tel 709 737
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