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Re: chicken in America: from Asia? (cont.)
On 24 Dec 1996 16:19:42 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Yuri Kuchinsky) wrote:
>Douglas Weller (email@example.com) wrote:
>: I repeat my question Yuri, tell us about your personal experience of :
>excavation that leads you to think this is likely over a large number of
>: sites. : Please try answering my question, silly responses like the
>one above aren't : very useful.
>And I say to you, Please give up on your attempts to derail this
>discussion _about evidence_ into a discussion about personalities. These
>are cheap tricks if I've ever seen any... Quite in character for
>Douglas... Can you _ever_ rise above ad hominems?
I don't want to discuss personalities, I want an answer to my question. I've
asked it twice, both times you've avoided an answer. I haven't called you
names, I haven't used any ad hominems, I haven't used cheap tricks. I did call
your response silly, and I think it was. I notice you've cut it out. I asked
you what your experience was, you replied:
>>Well, lots of people thought lots of things impossible until they were
>>proven to be true...
For the third time, please tell us about your personal experience of :
excavation that leads you to think that archaeologists may have
missed/forgotten to mention or whatever chicken bones. Or some other statement
that shows you know enough about practical archaeology to back up your claims.
Your avoidance of the question and YOUR descent into personalities isn't
Doug Weller Moderator, sci.archaeology.moderated
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