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The amazing change in corn over the centuries, from grass-like Teosinte to a more familiar, modern variety. Happy belated Darwin Day , though Charles Darwin's ...
by DarkSyde
Comment Count 101 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 07:45 AM PST with 93 Recommends
For someone who calls himself "unintimidated", Scott Walker is acting like he's very intimidated as a likely candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. First, Walker was intimidated by ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 01:16 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Matt Inman ( The Oatmeal ) delivered at talk at BAHFest West 2014 in which he explained why he does not believe in Charles Darwin's theory of Natural Selection, but rather believes in GOD! ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Dec 06, 2014 at 02:42 PM PST with 16 Recommends
My oldest child shared with us (the parental unit), a video of another albeit, wildly different home school mom, "debunking" evolution. All I can say is that, you are entitled to your own opinion, ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun Nov 30, 2014 at 09:43 AM PST with 38 Recommends
But it doesn’t have to be this way. We could shove the exploiters and parasites out of the periphery, and let them struggle at the impoverished margins of the public that they robbed. And we can ...
by Nathan Jaco
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Nov 16, 2013 at 04:32 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Julian Jaynes, a professor at Princeton, wrote about the earliest human societies and how their large-scale projects were consistent with hearing imaginary voices. The Jaynes Model considers a ...
by waterstreet2013
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Sep 25, 2013 at 01:13 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Darwin's "I think" tree (1837) In my previous post , I wrote about coming to terms with the metaphorical nature ...
by alevei
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 02:20 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Some of you may know me as a mild-mannered biologist who has been known to post about evolutionary topics from time to time. Over the last few years I have discovered that what I have believed my ...
by matching mole
Comment Count 72 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 10:19 AM PDT with 131 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] Rarely do I regret publishing political essays as first draft spit-outs (all of my political work is), but yesterday was definitely one of those days, there ...
by paradox
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Feb 16, 2013 at 06:15 AM PST with 1 Recommend
According to the Washington Post , Congressman Paul Broun who somehow got a medical degree, is already causing some Republicans to worry that Broun will say things that make him unelectable. Since ...
by pistolSO
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 03:38 PM PST with 13 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST with 23 Recommends
One of the problems of arguing for science with people who don't understand it or are actively hostile to it is that Science with a capital S can't promise to have all the answers. There are ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 70 comments on Sun Sep 16, 2012 at 05:52 AM PDT with 59 Recommends
Stop it! I never said that shit. I don't feel safe in this world no more I don't want to die in a nuclear war I want to sail away to a distant shore and make like an ape man I'm an ape man, I'm ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 11:15 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
This was originally published on ePluribus Media's Journal on 27 July 2007 . I'm republishing it here, now, for various reasons. -- GH Africa is often referred to as "The Cradle of Humanity" largely ...
by GreyHawk
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Jun 04, 2012 at 06:46 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Happy Darwin Day everyone. It is fitting and serendipitous that my second diary in this series should fall on Darwin's 203rd birthday as it deals with Darwin himself and the establishment of ...
by matching mole
Comment Count 53 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 06:18 AM PST with 103 Recommends
A while back, I was sitting in my therapist's office, and he offered some perspective on an issue with a reminder that a dimension of the problem at hand could be traced to the basic "fight-or-flight"
by dirkster42
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 06:18 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Galileo Goes to Jail is a collection of essays by historians ...
by dirkster42
Comment Count 62 comments on Thu May 05, 2011 at 01:14 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Every year on Darwin's birthday, I like to repost/update my essay explaining evolution and the evidence for it. Darwin's theory of evolution has been one of the most robust theories in science. With ...
by mole333
Comment Count 131 comments on Sat Feb 12, 2011 at 07:18 AM PST with 77 Recommends
Been slower than usual putting the newsletter together, but there is a lot of new stuff in the local pages, so please take a look if I cover your local area. AND, most importantly, Darwin Day and ...
by mole333
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Feb 09, 2011 at 03:55 PM PST with 3 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 110 comments on Wed Sep 15, 2010 at 06:46 PM PDT with 23 Recommends