The immune system vs. Creationism
tryggvi at email.msn.com
Tue Aug 8 11:44:56 EST 2000
"Donald Forsdyke" <forsdyke at post.queensu.ca> wrote ...
> This bulletin board does not constitute a forum for creationism.
I haven't seen anyone touting creationism so far. Everyone but you
recognized the passing reference to it as a joke.
> Furthermore, it is not a "comfort" board for those who have immunological
I have forty years of experience solving complex problems. I just
recently turned my attention to the immune system. Are you saying that I am
forbidden to discuss the shortcomings of the immune system because my own
immune system has some of the same shortcomings?
> It is a discussion forum for scientific aspects of immunology,
What is more scientific than a discussion of the evolution of the
immune system? The immune system is like a fort without a moat, drawbridge,
or porticullis. There is an evolutionary reason for every one of its
weaknesses, and it is important to discuss them. Good grief!
> initiated by myself and Benny Shomer circa 1992.
For which you have my sincere gratitude.
> Chlamydia infections will be understood quicker if this board remains
> focussed (and if necessary reforms of the research system are instituted;
> see below).
We were focused on immunology until you made a pitch for your book.
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