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Re: maize in ancient India: transpacific links (cont.)
Peter van Rossum (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
: In article <email@example.com> firstname.lastname@example.org (Yuri Kuchinsky) writes:
: >These are the full implications of this maize evidence. A better smoking
: >gun I could not imagine...
: Again, wouldn't you consider a real Precolumbian corn cob in an Old
: World context a better piece of evidence than a scultpured form which
: is subject to interpretation?
Not necessarily a _better_ piece of evidence.
: If not, why not?
Because these _nearly photographic_ and _extremely realistic_ carvings,
of which there's _great many_ are a sufficient piece of evidence in and of
themselves. I would put them on the same level as actually finding an
: If so, why have no such
: remains ever been reported from Old World contexts?
Argumentum ex silentio. A common fallacy.
=O= Yuri Kuchinsky in Toronto =O=
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