genetic facts [was: Ashby, botanical facts

Jonathan Stone jonathan at Cup.DSG.Stanford.EDU
Thu Oct 22 00:57:18 EST 1998


In article <362EBB23.779B at antnov1.auckland.ac.nz>, Ross Clark <drc at antnov1.auckland.ac.nz> writes:

[snip]

|> Well, the distinction between "supports Heyerdahl" and "provides support 
|> for Heyerdahl" may need some explaining.


Um. If you started with the beleif that Heyerdahl's theories are
already "proven" by the diffusion of sweet potato, and then read only
the with a jaundiced eye, it might, perhaps, be taken that way...



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