Re: THEORY: Languages divided by politics and religion
|From:||Tom Wier <artabanos@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, May 30, 2000, 1:51|
Brad Coon wrote:
> Tom Wier wrote:
> > Brad Coon wrote:
> > Perhaps, perhaps. But the Cavalli-Sforza genetic data which seems
> > to confirm Greenberg's classifications are certainly very interesting,
> > if controversial.
> As we all know, genetics does not equal linguistics.
Oh, certainly not. I was not trying to imply that it did, nor do I think the
vast majority of scholars in the field. All I meant was that the *coincidence*
was strange, and probably merits further study -- strange coincidences like
that often lead to very interesting conclusions, in this or any science.
Tom Wier <artabanos@...>
"Cogito ergo sum, sed credo ergo ero."