Re: refs re: crying as a marine marker
20 Oct 1995 14:05:10 GMT (Phillip Bigelow) wrote:

> Actually, Elaine Morgan and Hardy made the claim that hunans are the only
>primates that shed emotional or non-emotional tears. Where is their
>references for this claim? Did they do the research themselves? (No).
>Did they provide a reference for each primate that was studied? (No).
>Do they even know how many primate species there are in the world? (No).
>They should not have even made the claim of "fact" in the first place.
>That is lousy scientific method, if you ask me.

No, this is making a testable hypothesis. This is a cprnerstone of scientific method.

Were they incorrect in their claim? (No.)