Re: ancestral spirit speaks

wilkr (wilkr@INDIANA.EDU)
Thu, 20 Jul 1995 21:52:37 -0500

Dan Foss! Welcome back. This should be a battle of the titans!

For those of you who have not been long denizens of the list, Dan Foss is
indeed a legendary figure. His rants were not only long and wandering -
but they were often deeply intelligent, showed an amazing degree of
erudition and an eclectic wandering through wide reaches of the

Foss was sometimes annoying, and always verbose, but I learned something
from every rant. I was upset and concerned when I found out that the
person behind the persona was often in deep financial and medical shit.

I take back the remark about a battle of the titans. This is more like a
grumpy Olympian swatting an annoying gadfly.

Dann Foss, welcome back!

Richard Wilk Anthropology Dept.
812-855-8162 (voice) Indiana University
812-855-4358 (fax) Bloomington, IN 47405