Miscalibrated Internet Receptor Stalks
Miscalibrated Internet Receptor Stalks
Illustration for article titled No, Humans Are Not Chimp-Pig Hybrids: Addendum

I wrote a thing a few weeks ago about some pseudoscience speculation being promoted as actual scientific research. A week later, I got feedback. ...from the pseudoscientist.


Okay, to be honest, maybe it's a person pretending to be the pseudoscientist. But it seems oddly ego-driven for an imitator.


Who is Artiofab?
I'm not sure on the relevance of this question. If I was a dolphin, would Dr. McCarthy's ideas become realistic?

Me thinks the anonymous lady (or gentleman) protests too much! :)
If Dr. McCarthy is using this idiom derived from Hamlet (...is this a pig pun?) correctly, then he means to say that I am reacting so strongly to Dr. McCarthy's research that it must be true. While that is one reason why people might react strongly to a statement, another reason why people might say a statement is wrong is... because that statement is wrong.
Also, my screen name is a nom de plume, a pseudonym. That's not the same as being anonymous.


Let your readers read the arguments and documented evidence that I offer, and which I have taken pains to make comprehensible to virtually anyone. Then they can judge for themselves: (link to his human origins website)
I don't get this, I linked to that page in my write-up.

And, for anyone who would like correct biographical information about me, instead of your inaccurate innuendo, please see my Google Plus profile: (link to his Google+ profile)
I don't get this either, I linked to his Google+ profile in my write-up.

And I challenge you to find even one false sentence on my website (link to his website), which contains more than 700 webpages.
Said webpages use pre-medical, pre-scientific accounts as their only "evidence" for the viability of human + non-human matings. Such accounts go beyond the realm of false and into the realm of obvious fiction, but they're being used as if they were modern medical reports.

Sorry you didn't get as much traffic as the Daily Mail story.
No you're not, because a few days later you gave me this comment:

Current stats for the Daily Mail story:
579,000 Facebook likes
1,624 comments (commenting was closed a couple of days ago)
(insert facepalm)

A limerick read yesterday on NPR's Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me:
This ancestral shake-up is big.
Not just apes can lay claim to that gig.
I just figured out
Where I got my big snout.
Turns out great-grandad was a pig!


lol, lol, lol, lol,lol, lol, lol, lol,lol, lol, lol, lol,lol, lol, lol, lol! :D

Illustration for article titled No, Humans Are Not Chimp-Pig Hybrids: Addendum

I think... I think I got trolled by a science troll. Well played, real or imitation Dr. McCarthy.

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