Category Archives: Evolution

Not Born Yesterday: The Science of Who We Trust and What We Believe

Here are some highlights from this 2020 book: * Arguing against widespread credulity puts me in the minority. A long line of scholarship— from ancient Greece to twenty- first- century America, from the most progressive to the most reactionary— portrays … Continue reading

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Jewish Tradition & The Challenge of Darwinism

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Kevin Michael Grace Book Club: David Berlinski’s The Devil’s Arithmetic

Biologist Jerry Coyne: David Berlinski makes an ass of himself defending intelligent design David Berlinski makes a pompous fool of himself again about science and evolution Amazon.com: Militant atheism is on the rise. Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, and … Continue reading

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Ever See An African With A Hobby?

Greg Cochran writes about David Reich’s new book: The people Reich dumps on are saying perfectly reasonable things. He criticizes Henry Harpending for saying that he’d never seen an African with a hobby. Of course, Henry had actually spent time … Continue reading

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I Like Much Of Southern California’s Non-Native Vegetation

I am from Australia and I was thrilled when I moved to Los Angeles to find tons of eucalyptus trees. I feel at home when I walk under them. I feel comforted. I am from Australia and I am thrilled … Continue reading

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