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Michael Egnor

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It is sloppy to use dubious metaphors to describe brains or people. It is egregious to actually believe those metaphors.
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"Back a long time ago, everyone thought the world was square. And this guy, he said it was round? So they burned him."
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In some cases, such as the horseshoe crab, the coelacanth, or the ginkgo tree, these species seem to have remained virtually the same for hundreds of millions of years.
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Are Shell Spirals "Merely" Works of Physics?

Ammonite shells are famous for conforming to the Golden Ratio of the Fibonacci sequence.
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Dennett's Algorithm: An Exercise in Circularity

Dennett makes a comparable error when he identifies an algorithm that will bring you untold riches on the stock market.
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