Re: Evidence for "Big Bang Theory"

Mike Scher (
2 May 1995 01:55:01 GMT

Gil Hardwick ( wrote:
: Phil A. Willems ( wrote:
: >
: > Nothing exists without an underlying set of assumptions
: > which are untestable. But to continually draw attention to that
: > fact is boring, leads nowhere, and ignores important differences
: > between opposing viewpoints.

[ . . . ]

: must add subject to our unending Rhubarb Rhubarb Rhubarb over such
: unbelievably fascinating cultural phenomena, why, y'all must be ONE
: DANGED FOOL to be x-posting them to us here on this international
: anthropological conference.

Sigh, social anthropologists....

I note for Mr. Willems's sake that one of the "important differences
between" the "opposing viewpoints" of social and cultural anthropology is
whether we have unending Rhubarb Rhubarb Rhubarb, or unending Rutabaga
Rutabaga Rutabaga. This particular point has caused the fractioning of
departments, boycotting of journals, and the loss of Nobel prizes.

A similar rift was noted among the Yahoos over something to with terminum


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