beware While creating these pages, I've taken some pains to get the facts right. But be aware that some of the statements in these pages are opinions, rather than facts, and may be open to dispute. Experts can study the same physical evidence and draw very different conclusions. Some examples:

Throughout these pages, I've tried to present the opinions that represent the consensus of the experts. Sometimes, I've presented a dissenting opinion, instead, when that one made more sense to me that the consensus.

So beware, gentle browser: many of the opinions and conclusions presented in these pages are furiously debated by the experts, and alternative interpretations do exist.


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