So they never really died out, or not exactly. Oh well, they are small. We are big. And we have coffee.
And better known than genome mapper Francis Collins.
These eye-openers and many others are well-attested facts that don’t get the TV face powder.
So what if those are the facts? The Darwin lobby still has pundits, lawmakers, and celebs to spread their “branching tree of life” message.
Animal groups do not evolve greater and greater new designs as time goes by, but rather are at their maximum level of diversity early in their history. And species must be constrained in how much they can change. The ignorant babblings of creationists? Ridiculous criticisms of IDs? True they have been making such claims for Read More…
Up-to-the-eon reporting is sure to follow.
This is not a mystery if you assume that older women tend to be intelligent enough to look after themselves and each other and to stay close to people who will help them. In some places, this is called a family; in others, a retirement residence.
“It’s hard work in my experience, so why would so many primates do it?” he asks.
Usually this is not a topic I deal with, but an UD commenter gently asked such interesting question in another thread. Theism states a transcendent Principle, which is One and Infinite. This Unity is the First cause of the universal existence, of all beings and all things (for this reason He is also the Great Read More…
And suggest quite the opposite pattern.
Are these eyes close to the earliest organisms’ eyes?
Used to be “unthinkable” to question the measurement, apparently.
As I see it, the current discussion about the relation between theism, atheism and morality is bedeviled by two false and often unexamined assumptions. First, it is assumed that if an act is self-evidently wrong, then that counts against a theistic account of morality. Second, it is assumed that if a theistic account of morality Read More…
Some of us aren’t sure if that fungus is really dead or just dormant. It doubtless took a huge hit from its use in politics: