Message from discussion Best Tony post ever!
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On Sat, 05 May 2012 10:56:53 -0700, Bob Casanova <nos...@buzz.off> wrote
>On Fri, 04 May 2012 20:42:23 -0700, the following appeared
>in talk.origins, posted by John Harshman
>>T Pagano wrote:
>>in which Tony defends Ed Conrad:
>>> Never heard of George Hammond, but I'm generally aware that Conrad has
>>> been ignored and not refuted. Perhaps DaveO is unaware of the
>>> difference between the two. Or perhaps DaveO can prove that Conrad's
>>> position is false.
>Apparently Tony came late to the Coal Wars; Ed was
>decisively refuted at least 4 or 5 years ago by at least
>one professional archaeologists who examined Ed's
More like "more than ten years ago" by Saint Andrew. I don't think I
have ever seen anyone display more patience with anyone than Dr. MacRae
showed with Ed. Everyone (other than Ed) learned a lot from that
>Of course, that didn't "prove" Ed was wrong, just that Ed's
>evidence didn't show what Ed claimed (Haversian canals,
>IIRC). But aside from Tony, mathematicians and distilleries,
>who uses "proof"?