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From: "Diana Gale Matthiesen" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Clades, Definitions, Discoveries, FTDNA
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 17:12:45 -0400
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The tree/haplotree/haplogroup tree/cladogram does expand. If it didn't, I
wouldn't have to keep revising my web pages.
http://www.isogg.org/tree/

Please study the logical fallacy of equivocation:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equivocation

Diana

> -----Original Message-----
> From: On Behalf Of Ken Nordtvedt
> Sent: Monday, March 15, 2010 4:28 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [DNA] Clades, Definitions, Discoveries, FTDNA
>
>
> > On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 7:01 PM, Diana Gale Matthiesen
> > <>wrote:
> >
> >> Sasson,
> >>
> >> It is not a "game," it is the nature of the process. As
> >> our knowledge expands, the tree grows more branches.
>
> [[ I assume what is meant above is that the "known" parts of
> the tree grows
> more branches as knowledge of it expands? Or that some committee's
> published version of the tree grows as they accept this
> report or that
> report of new knowledge. The tree, itself, is not growing
> as the knowledge
> changes; the tree IS there in nature, pretty much the same
> last year as
> this year. If it is to be considered growing it would be at
> the present-day
> terminals of the many branches where fathers are having sons;
> while other
> lines are simply terminating because the last represented
> male has not left
> male offspring. Ken ]]
>
>


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