Re: Hyperthesis
Tue, 5 Aug 1997 18:45:47 -0400 (EDT)

In a message dated 97-08-05 17:44:18 EDT, you write:

I certainly agree that another term is needed for "theory." Like many of
you, I've probably suffered the "evolution is only a theory" line so many
times that it triggers an allergic reaction. >>

I think that I question that. Is it wise to allow the misuse of a term to
invalidate the term? I can think of many in which that is exactly the case.
<inflation, mutation,liberal/conservative,)...might it not be better to
defend the correct usage rather than scurry off into the bushes...invent a
new term...only to have it bastardized at a later date?

Cuba Mo.