Re: Hair and AASPhil Nicholls (email@example.com)
Fri, 13 Oct 1995 02:41:50 GMT
firstname.lastname@example.org (H. M. Hubey) graced us with the following
>David Froehlich <email@example.com> writes:
>>Remember testability is the hallmark of science.
>If you want to pursue this line try some philosophy of science
The issue is important in all newsgroups that discuss scientiific
>>Note that when the diving reflex was held up to this question it failed.
>It only fails if binary. The variables are not binary; there are
The diving reflex is presented as a binary issue: humans supposedly
>>Implication) diving reflex is a primitive feature for all mammals
>Possible. What needs to be done is to test the degree of the
I'm afraid not. You see, if it is present in a wide variety of
>>So, what testable observations does AAS make and how does it explain the
>It's a story like the SST. And the pieces of evidence point to
That hominids occupied the savannah is a fact. The extent which this
There is not evidence of hominids occupying bodies of water. None,
>BTW, what was the environment of where Lucy was found ? WAs
Yes, there WAS a big lake. Does this make Lucy aquatic in your mind?
>>Remember that testability is the hallmark of scientific endevour.
>EXplain this more clearly so we are sure that you mean what
I don't think "we" have a problem with it. You seem to be the only
Phil Nicholls firstname.lastname@example.org