Re: Why large brains was Re: tree-climbing hominidsH. M. Hubey (email@example.com)
15 Nov 1995 00:00:31 -0500
firstname.lastname@example.org (Phillip Bigelow) writes:
> Because Hubey is falsely assuming that large braininess (e.g. "smartness",
1) What you say is false. Straw man.
Try it; you'll probably like it.
>with it's resultant technology) is a character trait of "high evolutionary
Your concept of primitive is primitive, as is your concept of
> Aves is presently the furthestly-derived of the vertebrates...in the
Most cladists would rank humans as primitive to
So what? The word primitive should not be coterminus with time.
> Hubey is also making the claim based on knowledge after-the-fact.
How else are scientific models created?
Are you feeling OK these days?
Sooner or later they had to evolve, and take over. 2+2=4.
It is. It's driven towards production of intelligent beings who
> Frankly, I think he is delving more into the field of religion than into
Frankly I don't give a damn. I see more religion a la Gould in
You don't even know what determinism is and you probably
Give it up. It's boring.