Re: Aquatic ape theory

Alex Duncan (
26 Sep 1995 00:30:06 GMT

In article <> Bryce Harrington, writes:

>I'm not an anthropologist, or anything close, but I am convinced that
>there are certain human traits (hairlessness and the nose, principly)
>which are very poorly explained (if at all) by other theories.

Sounds to me like you're making an argument from ignorance. Do you know
what the "other theories" are? Exactly what is it about them that you
don't find convincing?

Alex Duncan
Dept. of Anthropology
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1086