Re: political correctness according to Hugo de Garis

James Rogers (
Tue, 14 Jan 1997 00:43:02 -0800

At 11:41 PM 1/12/97 +0000, Kathryn Aegis wrote:
>James Rogers:
>>Nonetheless, these examples appear anecdotal when set next to the multitude
>>of cultural examples that support the position of _The Adapted Mind_.
>Field studies, archeological evidence, and reasoned evolutionary
>theories are anecdotal? It is just this sort of routine dismissal
>that has kept relevant research on relatively gender-neutral
>paradigms from coming to light. Relying on contemporary examples is
>precisely what led early archeologists to classify goddess statues as

My apologies. I am by no means an expert in this field. I was not making a
statement, only an observation, and my usage of the word "anecdotal" may
have been suspect. I do not pretend to have an explanation for the patterns
that emerge. In fact, I was posing these observations in hopes of gaining
insight into the matter.

-James Rogers