Category Archives: Evolution

Can Evolution Be Fast?

Comment: NYT article on very recent evolution of animals living in urban environments. These kinds of articles always start with “We used to think evolution was very slow.” Why did we ever believe this? We’ve seen many dog breeds develop … Continue reading

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HBD NRX: Biology is, broadly speaking, the story of bits of DNA maximizing their survival and replication using various strategies.

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Is this like the eternal struggle between Jews and goyim?

Maybe different groups have different interests? The Atlantic: The Very Long War Between Snakes and Newts The two have been locked in an evolutionary arms race since before they even existed. In the mountains of Oregon, there are newts with … Continue reading

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Race, Rushton, And Us

Fred Reed writes: Getting Used To What We Can’t Change One marvels that a creed widely doubted in private, unsupported by evidence, and manifestly incorrect, can become compulsory in a society, shape its policy, and arouse furious support. Radical egalitarianism … Continue reading

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The lack of acceptance of evolutionary approaches to human behaviour

WASP scientists are the most likely to use evolutionary perspectives. Two professors in England write: Wilson, Trivers and others believed sociobiology could make a particularly useful contribution to the social sciences by providing a model of the underlying evolutionary influences … Continue reading

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