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The Dubious Origins of Man & Tom Brady Clone Syndrome

AUSTIN, Tex

“Bat City”, they call it. I’ve been waiting under this Congress Street Bridge for so long my undershirt is tie-dyed a variety of tequila-infused sweat-stains. 1,416 more words

Ancient Astronaut

"Books are a uniquely portable magic." -Stephen King: Thursday, May 7th

Charles Darwin toiled for decades to research and compile his great work,  “The Origin of Species.” It was his life’s work.

I can read “The Origin of Species” in a week or two. 297 more words

Daily Journal

Leaping Across Evolutionary Niches in The Windup Girl

In his science fiction novel The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi imagines a world in which certain types of genetic information have become scarce commodities, tracked down by the intrigues of global companies and hoarded in top-security seedbanks. 486 more words

Science Fiction

Algae Asphyxiates Evolution Principle

In The Origin of Species, Charles Darwin cast his theory of evolution centred on a “struggle for life” principle – coined as the “war of nature” or the “survival of the fittest” in 1859.  824 more words

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By Chance or By Design

Suppose we didn’t know who designed and created these robots, radical Atheists will quickly jump up and say, “You know, there is no evidence as to who created these machines so they exist by chance.”

Philosophy

Charles Darwin's children doodled on the back of the original manuscript of “On the Origin of Species.”

Charles Darwin’s children doodled on the back of the original manuscript of “On the Origin of Species.” Thought this was lovely

Quirk And Interest

Fit for Purpose? Darwin’s Excellent and Meaningless Theory

Sermon given at St Chad’s, Shrewsbury, on the occasion of the 2015 Darwin Festival. Reading: Genesis 8:4-13.

Abstract

Darwin’s Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection is often referred to as “Survival of the Fittest”, a phrase which plants a subtle yet dangerous notion of excellence in the casual listener.

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Roving Homilies