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Is Ida the missing link?

  1. May 23, 2009 #1
    http://www.tgdaily.com/content/view/42519/181/ [Broken]

    What do you think? Is this what we've been looking for?
     
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  3. May 23, 2009 #2

    mgb_phys

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    There is no 'missing link'.
    The missing link is either an over-simplification of a children's explanation of evolution or a creationist device to attack it (depending on how charitable you feel)
     
  4. May 23, 2009 #3
    You mean that there are thousands of missing links?
     
  5. May 23, 2009 #4

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  6. May 23, 2009 #5
    I would like to apply for the position of Missing Link. What's the salary, by the way?
     
  7. May 23, 2009 #6
    Leaves and fruit, and the occasional insect and small animal.
     
  8. May 24, 2009 #7
    No cave?
     
  9. May 24, 2009 #8
    Huge cave.
     
  10. May 24, 2009 #9
    The salary is two horses, some rope, and a few guys handy with their shovels. The only reason people want a missing link is so they can see who makes the strongest rope.
     
  11. May 24, 2009 #10

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    Yes, that's a better way of putting it: there's always another missing link.
     
  12. May 24, 2009 #11
    There is no missing kink they've been searching for ages!
     
  13. May 24, 2009 #12
    Even if there's no missing link, it's a very useful concept!!
     
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