Re: pseudoscience and fossils

Pat Dooley (
16 Jan 1995 20:25:22 -0500

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>Pat, you are beginning to sound more and more like a creationist.
>The primary proponents of Piltdown were anatomists, by the way.

One of the discoverers was a paleontologist. At that time the anatomists
ruled the roost. They weren't too impressed by Dart's discoveries and

My primary reason for being interested in the AAH, as you have so astutely
guessed, relates to creationism. Ever since I heard Bill Cosby do his skit
on Noah and the Great Flood, the one where God tells Noah, to build an
ark, and Noah asks why, and God answers, "How long can you tread water?",
I've wondered how mankind survived the Great Flood. The AAH has provided
an answer - "A very long time."

Pat D