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|I started Valentine's "On the Origin of Phyla" about a month ago.|
I'm on page vii.
Should be finished when there are no more phyla to observe.
I felt that way about Gould's Brick the first time I read it. It took the first week of the holiday to get through the introduction. I sped up after then luckily but DAMN. I thought new species would pop into existence around me before I read the thing.
So the rest of the tome isn't as dense as the intro? That's encouraging, maybe I should take another stab at it...
Less dense? Not really. I just made more effort!
Well I signed it out again and started plowing. I guess I just expected to quick a return on my investment last time.
Man he sure does a lot of prep work. "I'm going to tell what these three things are. Later. But here's why the three things, which I will tell you about later, are important."
And I did move one IDC book to its proper place in the religion section before, but I don't think it was E of E.
"But it's disturbing to think someone actually thinks creationism -- having put it's hand on the hot stove every day for the last 400 years -- will get a different result tomorrow." -- midwifetoad
"I am in a rush to catch up with science work." -- Gary Gaulin