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Hi Ray Recchia -
>After all that work into my post the other night and it turns out it was
>all bias-ridden, emotionally tied, totally faith assertions or
>non-evidentially grounded assumptions.
>I'm hurt Wade. I'm wounded.
Ouch. I didn't mean to hurt, not at all. In fact, with your examples of
possible artefacts among chimps, I was glad to see your balance and
Jeez.... Did you not read my reply?
However, this is a debate side I'm on. Like a lawyer, I've got a client,
and it's the AOM, the artefact-only-meme, and at the moment it's paying
my fee, well, so to speak.
>The next book on my list of things to read is 'The Origins of Order' by
>Stuart Kauffman (1993). Anybody here read it? I'm only ten pages in but it
>is looking good so far.
Since disorder has been pointed out so many times throughout all of
history, it would be nice to see where the attempt to put a hold on it
However, I'm still halfway through Guns, Germs and Steel at the moment.
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