Researchers: The archaeological site of Fordwich in northeast Kent, England, reveals the presence of Acheulean hominins — possibly Homo erectus or Homo heidelbergensis — in what is now southeast Britain between 620,000 and 560,000 years ago.
Thomas Aquinas (1225– 1274) was instrumental in organizing Christian theology along Aristotelian lines. Here, a priest who is familiar with his thought, offers some comments.
Wesley Smith talks with Dr. Elaina George about the new secular religion of Transhumanism or H+ — immortality without tears for atheists — if it’s even possible.
Personal misfortune taught him otherwise.
But didn’t Freeman Dyson (1923–2020) say, “The more I examine the universe and the details of its architecture, the more evidence I find that the universe in some sense must have known we were coming.” The idea isn’t new; there’s just much more evidence for it.
The explanation sounds rather contrived and, curiously, makes “evolution” sound like a theistic evolutionist’s God.
Researcher: Our discovery shows just how complex the machinery of sleep is.
Some of us would like to know why, apart from professional jealousies and corruption, there is even an issue about differences between Neanderthals and the rest of us.
So no one has ever found one of them but we are supposed to take this seriously? Untraceable hominins. Elves, fairies, the Abominable Snowman? So this is all “science” now?
Researchers: “Based on this evidence, the authors suggest that older Iberian Neandertal populations disappeared, taking their tool styles with them, and were replaced by different Neandertal groups using Châtelperronian tools, likely migrating from France, and these populations were in turn replaced by Homo sapiens.”
One curious find, if it holds up, is that humans were in the Americas much earlier than thought. There should now be renewed interest in finding very early tools and fossils in North America.
Essentially, in many places, it is compulsory to teach common ancestry of humans and apes as a dogma and illegal to teach any evidence against it. The progressive vilifies the people who object on any grounds…
But Darwinism about human beings is the bread and butter of pop science media! If that’s under threat now, what will become of, for example, evolutionary psychology?
One of the faculty advisors is Nathan Lents, known to many readers as the author of a book, Human Errors: A Panorama of Our Glitches, from Pointless Bones to Broken Genes, claiming that humans are poorly designed. Perhaps we will soon hear that these unique, de novo genes were poorly designed.
Informed opinion ranges from “Changes have largely stopped” to “We will have webbed feet,” and all experts have some science basis for their views.