Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
Steven D'Aprano writes:
With full respect to haiyang kang, hear-say from one person can hardly be described as "strong" evidence
That's *disrespectful* nonsense. What Haiyang reported was not hearsay, it's direct observation of what he sees around him and personal experience, plus extrapolation. Look up "hearsay," please.
Fair enough. I choose my words poorly and apologise. A better description would be anecdotal evidence.