Thursday, March 8, 2012

Evolution quotes #43

Michael Day anatomist, "Nine-tenths of your importance in this field comes from
your finds…There is a tremendous bias towards finders. And with this goes an
unwarranted weight on their opinions…I can easily be accused of sour grapes,"[1]
which he states because he is not a finder.

[1] Roger Lewin (noted science journalist), Bones of Contention (New York, NY: A Touchstone Book published by Simon & Schuster Inc., 1987), p. 25 citing an interview with the author, London, 11 June 1985

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