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(Permalink) Posted: April 28 2009,19:09   

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Dave Wisker responds to an implied assertion by StuartHarris:
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Hi Stuart,

Can you name one evolutionary psychologist who says genes control all of our behavior? I honestly cannot think of even one.

SH's reply:
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Dave,

If I researched it I probably could, but I wont. Just cross out the two alls in the dialogue and the satirical point I was making still stands.

With Evo-psych one can conjure up an explaination for any behavior A or for the opposite behavior not-A and claim either speculation to be valid. Can you do that in a real science like physics? No (at least not yet), because evidence and mathematical/logical rigor are required.

My emphasis, and Stuart does soften his opening sentence, but shows a telling mindset if you ask me.

My reply:

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Hi Stuart,
If I researched it I probably could, but I wont.

I dont think you can. Take out the alls, and its still a misleading statement.


Of course, I am in perpetual moderation.

KC

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