Human evolution

Evolutionary psychology: Tracing the road to extinction

Here is my latest MercatorNet article, dissecting the caveman theory of psychology, explaining why evolutionary psychology is so rapidly losing credibility: “Is human behaviour really based on the survival strategies of our Pleistocene ancestors?” Well, the stone hatchet is certainly poised over our iconic cavemen. A recent Scientific American podcast admits as much, and without Read More…

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Reverend Barry Lynn Blasts Infidels Who Refuse to Venerate Darwinius

On May 26, 2009 Reverend Barry Lynn offered his characterization of infidels who refuse to venerate Darwinius. His tirade (supported by Eugenie Scott) can be found here: Show #1415 Eugenie Scott, Susan Russell. Some excerpts: Reverend Barry Lynn : The more new evidence that develops the more some people dig in to their erroneous earlier Read More…

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Male sex chromosome losing genes by rapid evolution, study reveals

Friday, 24 July 2009 01:05 ALEXANDER CHIEJINA With Agency Report Scientists have long suspected that the sex chromosome that only males carry is deteriorating and could disappear entirely within a few million years. However, until now, no one has understood the evolutionary processes that control this chromosome’s demise. Now, a pair of Penn State scientists Read More…

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Hitler’s Ethic: The Nazi Pursuit of Evolutionary Progress

This should be interesting: Book Description In this book, Weikart helps unlock the mystery of Hitler’s evil by vividly demonstrating the surprising conclusion that Hitler’s immorality flowed from a coherent ethic. Hitler was inspired by evolutionary ethics to pursue the utopian project of biologically improving the human race. This ethic underlay or influenced almost every major feature Read More…