Whodathunkit?? The Lucy (yer granny was an ape!!) exhibition is not a big draw, even in Seattle.
A friend writes:
“I actually went to see Lucy yesterday and it was very revealing. Not only was I underwhelmed with the incompleteness of Lucy’s skeleton, but I was struck with the admissions from the video playing with Donald Johansen admitting that he found Lucy’s bones over the course of an entire hillside, and that if there were one more rainstorm, her bones may have been washed away never to be seen again. So what happened in the prior rainstorm to transport her bones from somewhere else? This makes me skeptical that Lucy represents one individual, or one anything. Who really knows.”
Look, basically,”Lucy” is a cultural artifact. She didn’t need to exist, really. She just needed to serve a purpose at a certain time – to convince people that materialism is true and religions, including Christianity, are living on borrowed time.
Of course, that’s nonsense, but it’s elite nonsense, so we must defer to it, I suppose, and pay taxes to support it.
Also just up at The Post-Darwinist
Darwinism and popular culture: The point of his theory is – surprise, surprise – a No God religion
The Cambrian explosion: Why Darwinism is just propaganda for a worldview you do not really want
Don’t believe in God? Doubt Darwin anyway? No problem, thank … Richard Dawkins!
Message to Darwinists: Quit lying about Darwin’s racism. It is .not doing you any good
By the way, this is the real Lucy (of “I love Lucy”) and I have no time for anyone who doesn’t love her.