It’d be nice, but maybe not this year …
Chivers’ sort of Brit markets a superior attitude as an achievement in itself, not as a result of actual achievement. It’s the best they can come up with.
By contrast, the Biblical story of Dinah gives a millennial-old picture of what was likely to happen if the guy got it wrong – and those people lived much closer to dawn of humanity conditions than we do.
But won’t they be tempted to see it, whether or not it is there?
“We may be surrounded by many more murderous plants than we think.”
In “Male Wolf Spiders Swipe Other Males’ Dance Moves – After watching them on TV” (PopSci ), Dan Nosowitz reports Researchers at the University of Cincinnati performed an experiment on a type of the widespread and unnerving wolf spider that shows that these invertebrates may be much more complex than we give them credit for. Read More…
In reality, no one has the least difficulty distinguishing between human beings and any other kind of animal whatsoever.
“From my view, I was surprised and intrigued that so many Protestant pastors hold a young earth view. ” – Stetzer
“Collectively, this body of research is converging upon a consensus: complex biological features cannot arise by Darwinian mechanisms, but require an intelligent cause.”
“Meanwhile, another group of researchers say they have shown for the first time that swallowtail butterflies have an array of sensors on their forelegs that allow them to get a flavor of the leaves they land on. “
“Exactly when two- and three-toed sloths last shared a common ancestor isn’t clear, but … both lineages probably go back to a species which trundled along on the ground.”
“German experts have found a new species of prehistoric marine giant from a time when most of that family of reptiles were thought to have died out.”
“Most of them are in tight orbits around their host star, precisely where the modellers say they shouldn’t be.”
“The discovery of supersymmetric partners … perhaps at the Large Hadron Collider … would be strong evidence in favour of M-theory.
“Part of their [Darwin, Marx, & Wagner] success in reaching and teaching a great miscellaneous audience lay, surely, in their being somewhat less than great thinkers. “