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from wikipedia:

It is widely accepted that mimicry evolves as a positive adaptation. The lepidopterist and writer Vladimir Nabokov argued that although natural selection might stabilize a “mimic” form, it would not be necessary to create it. 349 more words


asexual mutant

from wikipedia

“The cost was first described in mathematical terms by John Maynard Smith.[8] He imagined an asexual mutant arising in a sexual population, half of which comprises males that cannot themselves produce offspring. 145 more words


quorum sensing, the waggle dance etc.

a lot of stuff copied out wikipedia. quorum sensing and the waggle dance – the theme is emergence

emergence is hopeful

kafka said there’s hope but not for us… 983 more words


live oaks

gigantic live oaks in northern florida. dripping with swamp moss. dripping with moisture. moisture collecting in the joints of the branches forming miniature ponds. bromeliads residing on the branches. 28 more words


Warehousing God II...but no Jesus...an Easter meditation in August

Sometimes the sequel is better than the original…sometimes not. Same theme, let’s run it through again.

This time, let’s keep Jesus in the tomb. Keep that stone rolled across the entrance. 302 more words

The Empty Tomb

CfP: China's First Bomb and the International Response

International Workshop on the 50th Anniversary of China’s First Bomb and the International Response
Beijing, China, 22 October 2014
It has been 50 years since China conducted its first nuclear test. 277 more words



It’s Friday Fictioneers time again, a weekly flash fiction challenge with a photo this week contributed by Marie Gail Stratford. As always, our 100 word fiction is overseen by… 192 more words