Stephen Meyer likes to quote the characterization of a form of madness as “reasoning correctly from false premises.”
It’s not without cultural significance that Chris Mooney and the headline writers at Mother Jones should keep flogging them as a mascot of human-ape genetic similarity.
Just by itself, the genetic similarity between us and apes such as the bonobo is supposed to be of obvious knockdown importance.
“Human exceptionalism” is a term I use to describe both sides of the unique nature of man.
“Human beings are a disease, a cancer of this planet.”
As you may know, William Lane Craig debated physicist Sean Carroll in New Orleans last weekend.
The sheer number of new papers attributing the rise of Cambrian animals to oxygen is weird. Could it be chance that these are all coming out months after the release of Darwin’s Doubt?
If you like today’s economy and want more of the kind of "fun" we have had for the last five years, just follow the green misanthropes.
Before sharing my comment, I’ll recount some perhaps relevant background.