Re: New Topic of Discussion

Phil Nicholls (
8 Feb 1995 20:33:11 GMT

In article <3h6npn$>, Joel Hanes <> wrote:

>>I am referring to her assinine article on Fermat's last theorem,
>>where she challenged the whole way math is done these days.
>>Math departments still have thick steam a year and a half later.
>>Her arguments were about as coherent as those of Jeremy Rifkin
>>when he argues against evolution.
>You must have read _Algeny_, wherein the redoubtable Rifkin erects an
>unrecognizable strawman that he calls "Darwinism", throws a couple of
>weak punches at it, and declares himself the victor; all the while
>comparing himself favorably with other "futurists".
>Vile, incoherent, self-congratulatory tripe.

Amen to that. An interesting thing, non-religious opposition to evolution.
Rifkin is a public nitwit.

Philip "Chris" Nicholls Department of Anthropology
Institute for Hydrohominoid Studies SUNY Albany
University of Ediacara
"Semper Alouatta"