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Science in the Soul: stimulating in spite of Safran

Last night I attended the event in Melbourne organised by Think Inc,  Science in the Soul: Richard Dawkins. It was a stimulating and enjoyable night as John Safran was in conversation with Professor Richard Dawkins in front of a packed house in Melbourne. 1,533 more words


Why do Honeybees have Barbed Stingers? The Law of Balance

Besides the many other interesting things about them, an interesting fact about honeybees is that they belong to the only bee species to possess barbed stingers. 4,495 more words

Act III: The Glorious Miracle Of Life

Ecclesiastes 9: Time and chance, and why we can't always get what we want

I have seen something else under the sun:
The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong,
nor does food come to the wise  1,120 more words

Christian Today

Charles Darwin, whose 1859 masterpiece ‘On the Origin of Species’ shook society to its core, would surely have raised an incredulous eyebrow at the controversy over evolution still raging 150 years later. 119 more words

Dawkins’ Equation of Missing Mutations

Richard Dawkins’ most important contribution to our understanding of Darwinian evolution is identifying the role of gradualism as increasing the efficiency of mutation while having no effect on the probability of success of natural selection. 926 more words