Re: NANFA-L-- Kin Selection

Irate Mormon (
Wed, 16 Feb 2005 18:28:06 -0500

Quoting "" <>:

> I don't "believe in" evolution. Instead I accept the theory as the best
> available scientific explanation of the facts as known. That's the way
> science works. We don't have beliefs. We have conclusions. Of course,
> among the facts to be explained are such things as the fact that the kinds of
> fishes on earth today are quite different from the kinds that were on earth
> back in Silurian and Devonian times! Some consider theories something to be
> "believed in," like having faith. Oh, well. Better drop it, the lists
> managers prefer that we not discuss such matters.

I'm chomping-in-the bit here, but even I have sense enough to drop it! Let's
just say I'm a born skeptic (of almost ANYTHING that's taken for granted) and
leave it-in-that.


"And you see, a lot of people forget where this thing called rock and roll came
from. And by the way, it wasn't from California. It wasn't from New York, or
Wisconsin. It was from this part of the world called Mississippi and Louisiana
and Tennessee, and a little bit of Missouri. That's where it all came from." -
Hartley Peavey, founder of Peavey Electronics
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