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About Democracy (Part 2 of 3)

“The new romanian driving class – in fact, any driving class of the world – must stand on the principle of the social selection. That is, you must raise and select in a natural way from the body of the Ancestry, i.e. 397 more words

Modern World

un-natural selection

Natural selection – the process by which forms of life having traits that better enable them to adapt to specific environmental pressures, as predators, changes in climate, or competition for food or mates, will tend to survive and reproduce in greater numbers than others of their kind, thus ensuring the perpetuation of those favorable traits in succeeding generations. 256 more words

Journal

Evolution is selecting skinny people?!

After writing the post Obesity and Evolution, this topic keeps on running at the back of my brain. This morning I suddenly realized evolution has already found its solution! 230 more words

Health

Personalized Medicine, Epigenetics, and the Power of Evolutionary Medicine

By Rick Henriksen, MD

Personalized medicine is a new buzzword in healthcare. The FDA defines this as “an innovative approach to disease prevention and treatment that takes into account differences in people’s genes, environments and lifestyles.” This sounds too good to be true, however with the advances in genetics we are now closer to understanding how our genes affect our outcomes. 875 more words

Natural Selection or Intelligent Design?

“You put your signature on the whole Universe,

but they still can’t read your handwriting.”

Natural scientists who believe the Darwinian theory of evolution are living proof that you can have intelligence without common sense. 244 more words

REVIEW: The Poison Belt, Arthur Conan Doyle (1913)

Book review – The Poison Belt: Being An Account of Another Amazing Adventure of Professor Challenger.

Today is the anniversary of the birth of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 – 1930). 1,911 more words

Writers

Lifestyles of the socially awkward.

Natural selection tried to do its job, but we’ve overcome its harsh reality with advancement—people who have zero survival skills can still thrive. Take the snooty San Francisco “tech guy” for example. 368 more words

Opposite Day