Re: MOST IMPORTANT FOSSIL (A human skull as old as coal!)

Frank Manning (
9 Nov 1996 19:38:05 GMT

In article <>

>In article <55u64s$>,
> (Frank Manning) writes:
>> True, the number of bad ideas greatly outweighs the good ones, but
>> there's a difference between strict and unreasonable with regards to
>> the weeding process.
> True. Are you trying to say that the process, as is, is unreasonable
> or that some individuals may be? If it is the first, I disagree. If
> the second, it is a fact of life in any human activity.

Well, to take a current hot button -- suppose a professor does a study
that shows academic tenure is a bad thing. Just for the sake of argument,
assume the conclusions are valid. How long do you suppose that professor
will have a job if they don't have tenure yet? Regardless of the
individuals involved?

-- Frank Manning