Evolution: what’s the real controversy?

Here, it was clear that there simply is no controversy. In contrast to the arguments over bacterial trees and the origin of eukaryotes, none of the researchers felt compelled to explain or justify their focus on the role of mutation and selective pressure. Concerns, when they arose, were simply focused on identifying the consequences of […]

“Atheist’s Nightmare: the Banana”

Behold the Atheist’s Nightmare: the Banana the best part about this is, as kyle points out, that the banana is doomed: The banana is about to disappear from store shelves around the globe. Experts say the world’s favourite fruit will pass into oblivion within a decade. No more fresh bananas. No more banana bread. No […]

Gorilla at an Illinois Zoo Rescues a 3-Year-Old Boy – New York Times

how do people who don’t believe in evolution deal with the following story? A 3-year-old boy fell into an exhibit occupied by gorillas at the Brookfield Zoo this afternoon, and was rescued by a female gorilla that cradled the child and brought him to zookeepers.The boy injured his head when he fell 18 feet onto […]

fairness is in our genes

there has been a lot said about the article i am going to quote later in this post, but none of it that i’ve seen calls out the glaringly obvious point that i’m seeing in this: Consider one more experimental example to prove the point: the ultimatum game. You are given $100 to split between […]

Majority of Republicans Doubt Theory of Evolution

so, no real suprise here: american’s don’t know what the crap they believe. it’s still scary, though, that they can claim both things: The data indicate some seeming confusion on the part of Americans on this issue. About a quarter of Americans say they believe both in evolution’s explanation that humans evolved over millions of […]