Re: Hominid fossils FAQ file

William H. Jefferys (
31 Dec 1994 15:43:44 GMT

In article <3e20hu$>,
Jim Foley <> wrote:
#Now, you could argue, as creationists do, that this is not transitional,
#but is a separate created species. They will accept NOTHING as a
#transitional species, because it's either close enough to be considered
#the same "kind", or far enough to be considered a different "kind".
#Their request for transitional forms is basically dishonest, because
#they seem to have a priori decided that there is no such thing.

Foley's Law! It's complementary to Gish's Law: "For every transition
discovered, two gaps are created."