On 12 Nov 2006 12:53:27 -0800, "Friar Broccoli" <EliasRK At gmail.com>
>r norman wrote:
>> On 12 Nov 2006 08:06:40 -0800, "sharon" <sharon192837465 At yahoo.com>
>>> the spinal cord. Alligators are simply another kind of vertebrate, a
>> member of a group formerly called reptiles (why "reptiles" are no
>> longer considered a proper category is another long story).
>>Just wanted to thank you once again. This really is getting rather
>tedious. I found more details on this "no more reptile category"
>stuff in one of your old posts.
You, and everyone else posting here, should realize that all this is
getting cross posted to two news groups: bionet.neuroscience and
talk.origins. These two groups have rather strikingly different
philosophies and traditions of posting. If you want to talk about any
aspect of the nervous system and keep it strictly on the technical
side, then stay with bionet.neuroscience (which is where I responded
from). If you want to talk about the cladistics of the
reptile/bird/mammal group (the amniotes) or do all the joking and
personal attacks and other nonsense, then please restrict it to
talk.origins where that is appreciated (and where I will also happily