Re: culture as gene-flow regulator: the arunta

Len Piotrowski (
Tue, 24 Sep 1996 18:27:27 GMT

In article <51v0ik$> (Bryant) writes:


>In article <51u9je$>,
>Daniel Maltz <> wrote:

>>Does anyone else notice a pattern here? Whenever asked to cite some
>>evidence for just about anything, Gerold Firl cites _Profiles in
>>Ethnology_ by Elman Service. It doesn't seem to matter much to him that
>>this is an introductory textbook and not a very recent one at that. It's
>>apparently the only anthropology source he's ever read.

>This is a pretty weak complaint. The man gave you a reference; if it
>contains the material you're asking about, he has answered your query.

>Your statement that he has referred to this reference before suggests a
>much better track record than that of many ethnologists on this newsgroup, who
>insult, denounce, and attack in response to requests for reference material.

>This is the first time that I've seen somebody insulted for *providing* a
>reference, however.

You just don't get it, Bryant!



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