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Happy Darwin Day! Evolutionary Transitions Abound at the Canadian Museum of Nature

Today is the day we celebrate the birth and life’s work of renowned biologist Charles Darwin, who would have been 207 today (February 12, 2016). 438 more words

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Dear Atheist

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Dear Atheist,

We had a discussion this week that I found to be an incredible experience.  I loved how it gave me the opportunity to dialogue with you and to get to know you on a more personal level. 873 more words

Evolutionary Thought Exercises - Hormones

No Man is an Island, Entire of Itself

There are many traits and abilities that are necessary for life.  Food must be obtained and digested.  Waste products must be expelled from the body.   4,528 more words

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Happy Darwin Day and Memento Evolvere

Happy Darwin Day!  I feel since it’s the Year of the Monkey, this year’s Darwin Day is especially important, don’t you?  Out of all of the Chinese zodiacs, they are out closest relatives, after all. 442 more words

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Curmudgeonly Thoughts on Darwin Day

Charles Darwin was born on 12 February 1809 — that’s 207 years ago today. His theory of evolution, in its conception and subsequent validation, is a great example of the… 316 more words

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God--Damn It, or Praise Him? A Tribute to Science and Einstein By a Scientist

Science has been in the news because of the discovery of gravitational waves that Einstein, a century ago, said existed. Are we brilliant–or maybe retarded because of our unwillingness to admit something else Einstein said—that God is not a magician, but a scientist? 828 more words

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