In article <1994Jan19.113253.18...@hemlock.cray.com> r...@cherry09.cray.com (Robert Derrick) writes:[comments about original source deleted]
>James J. Lippard (lipp...@skyblu.ccit.arizona.edu) wrote:
>A. Newton, noted creationist, anew...@alturia.abq.nm.us writes...
>: >My position on radiometric (isochron) dating techniques is that some are
>Now, although this surprises no one, it does raise a question to which^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>I can assume all sorts of answers, in general derogatory, but I wonder
>if some creationist, oh, say maybe Newton himself, could explain why
>it is that so many Creationists are such persistent plagarists? As
>someone else pointed out, one of the most popular games on T.O. is
>trying to deduce which Creationist source the most recent Creationist
>Blunderer on T.O. is stealing from. Of course, as we have also seen,
>even the author of Creationist books steal from each other. That is,
>they reproduce nonesense cribbed from each other without even theThe best example I have come across along these lines is in one of
>semblance of an attempt to verify, site, or give credit to, the
Barry Setterfield's writings.
He misquoted a letter complaining about his work.
Subsequently he misquoted his misquotation, so that Setterfield's
comments in the first misquotation became attributed to the original
> "We tend to scoff at the beliefs of the ancients. But we can't scoff at
> them personally, to their faces, and this is what annoys me."
> - Deep Thoughts, by Jack Handy, SNL
Dr. Ken Smith | snailmail: Department of Mathematics,
email: k...@maths.uq.oz.au | The University of Queensland,
Mathematician by profession; | St Lucia, Qld. 4072.
reason sometimes rules. | Australia.
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