Re: pseudoscience and fossils

Jonathan E. Feinstein (
Wed, 18 Jan 1995 02:22:18 GMT

In article <3ff7da$>, (Pat Dooley) writes:
>I didn't say enough about Piltdown man to be inaccurate. The only
>point I was making is that the academic establishment bought that
>line hook, line and sinker.

Yes, but they bought the Piltdown line because a human-like skull with
an ape-like jaw was what they were expecting to find. Had paleo-
anthropology progressed to its current level (or even to that of
the late 1940's), the forgers would have put something altogether


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