Jules Poirier lectures in British Columbia

rich hammett hnoammekr at eng.spamauburn.edu
Mon Sep 18 22:49:14 EDT 2000

In talk.origins Mark Isaak <atta at best.comnospam> allegedly wrote:
> In article <39c681a0_4 at news1.prserv.net>,  <scott at home.com> wrote:
>>That's my point.
>>Four separate origins of flight, and all
>>arrived at by the exact same intermediate
>>stage.  Amazing.

> You didn't read my references.  The origin of insect flight quite possibly
> was semi-aquatic, not via gliding.

But you see, semi-aquatic locomotion is exactly the same as gliding,
therefore scott's still right.


> --
> Mark Isaak           atta @ best.com           http://www.best.com/~atta
>   "The commonest fallacy is to suppose that since the state of doubt
>    is accompanied by a feeling of uncertainty, knowledge arises when
>        this feeling gives way to one of assurance." - John Dewey

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