“Charles Darwin considered costly traits that could not be accounted for by survival advantage, such as peacock tails, problematic to his theory of evolution by natural selection. He later realized that these features conferred reproductive advantage in the acquisition of mating partners.” Could this peacock tail insight be applied to humans? Specifically male humans? More […]
Shakespeare wrote, in his Sonnet 71 : “No longer mourn for me when I am dead Then you shall hear the surly sullen bell Give warning to the world that I am fled From this vile world, with vilest worms to dwell.” But which worms exactly? For steps towards answers, turn to the Sept 3rd […]
Ed Theriot, co-author of the classic article “The Taxonomy of Barney“, writes after seeing a web site about Darwin’s beard: Musing on stuff that is not necessarily clearly connected to anything else: My dad and I were duck hunting one morning in South Louisiana. A cold front had just passed. The sun was not yet […]
Mendel was true scientist, not Darwin! So says the Christian science (with a small “s”) analyst Babu G. Ranganathan, of Boyertown, Pennsylvania, in the February 13, 2009 issue of Pravda.
If people you respect all tell you the same fantastically detailed, supposedly true story — and point you to lots of supposed evidence — you have a choice. You can (A) go see for yourself, and then maybe argue about the details, or (B) just argue about the details. If A is how you live […]