I attended and spoke at a meeting in Erzurum in eastern Turkey on May 7. Suppose I told you the topic of the meeting was “Partial Differential Equations in Geophysical Modeling,” and then I added, since the meeting was in Turkey, the majority of the speakers and attendees were Muslim. You would say, the religious Read More…
America will always be exceptional. But will its science always be so?
Evolution: Education and Outreach is usually a disappointment. The journal could do with more philosophically savvy writers and more critical reviewers. The various contributions provide very little evidence that they understand Kuhn’s thesis about the way science develops. Most of the authors are working in a silo and fail to understand anyone who operates outside Read More…
Well, there’s a multiverse that just won’t fly. A chicken will fly first. In fact, a chicken will fly first class.
But Darwinism isn’t a science. Darwinism is a belief system parasitizing the history of life.
In Charles Darwin’s one long argument against final causes, teleology, separate creation, independent creation or as he sometimes simply put it, the “ordinary view,” he complained, among other things, that notions of independent creation were tantamount to rejecting “a real for an unreal, or at least for an unknown, cause.” Furthermore, separate and innumerable acts Read More…
Publish and perish, it seems.
Researchers: What these efforts show is that it’s a two-way road—proteomics can be used to annotate the genome.
Naw. Get outta here. Can’t be. By the way, how come nothing is ever less complex than previously thought? A law of nature?
Membrane patterns carry ontogenetic information that is not specified by DNA.
“effectively decouples resistomes from phylogeny”
Talk about The Myth of Junk DNA.
You can tell people are discombobbed when they clutch onto a new theory that hasn’t even passed peer review.
Well, in the age of Darwin’s Doubt vs. the tenured fossil in the prof’s chair, not everyone loses if challenging new fossils disappear.
Feel you learned anything? Us neither. If this is the best evo psych can do (and it is), go back to despising philosophy.