Re: Gerold Firl and ethnographic data

Bryant (
5 Oct 1996 13:14:16 -0600

In article <>,
Shannon Adams <> wrote:
>Bryant wrote:
>> I was simply making the point that if you ask for a reference and get
>> one, you don't have a lot to whine about, so long as it covers the topic.
>> If you have counter-references, post them. All I see you doing here is
>> saying "not good enough" as if that were a substantive objection to
>> points made.
>I may be mistaken but didn't someone espousing an anti-post modern position
>do the same this with Sokal. That reference was not accepted either,

Beats me. You mean here at sci.anthro? Did the person objecting to the
paper offer reasons or counter-references? If not, my points above
probably apply equally well to that discussion.