James Borrett (
Mon, 15 Jul 1996 11:16:02 +0100

david l burkhead wrote:
First off, you can't "prove" a negative. The
> positive statement that humans _have_ an instinctual ability to swim
> is the one that needs evidence.

The statement that humans have no instinctive swimming abilities requires
exactly the same quantity of supporting evidence as the opposite claim.