Monthly Archives: March 2016

Defining Evolution 13: Vestigial organs

Another Thursday had come and gone, and we had fought our way valiantly through meetings, paperwork, and office coffee. We had scaled the cubical walls in marketing department sieges and taken many prisoners in the form of sticky notes and … Continue reading

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Defining Evolution 12: Decent with Modification

It is the day of days! By which if course I mean, Thursday (Formerly Thor’s Day, but we’re no longer allowed to call it that without paying royalties to McDisneyBucks, very similar to THE BIG GAME which everyone refers to … Continue reading

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Defining Evolution Ch 11 Summary: Genetic Drift & Migration

Genetic Drift/Migration is always listed among the mechanisms of evolution, but can new kinds of plants or animals come into being merely because some that already exist wander off? This topic leads into a discussion of “Changes in Allele Frequency” … Continue reading

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Recommendation for Reading: The Great Divorce by CS Lewis

C.S. Lewis imagines a bus strip from hell into heaven to see if any of the citizens of hell would choose to stay. In a novel that reads like a fun stage play (Which has since been turned into a … Continue reading

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Defining Evolution 11: Genetic Drift/Migration & Changes in Allele Frequency

“Hello again friends,” I said, standing tall, root beer in hand, “and welcome back to another discussion certain to get hate from people who don’t understand either side of the debate. When it comes to Creation vs Evolution I find … Continue reading

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Defining Evolution Ch 10 Summary: Natural Selection

When Darwin said that Natural Selection was the means by which species originated, did he mean that? When you open up the book and read what he said, you find that the title, like much of what he wrote, was … Continue reading

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Rent-A-Friend Recommends: The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis

Lewis explains the defense of objective reality, and of the importance and relevance of universal values such as courage and honor in contemporary society. In another deep book for thinking people, Lewis brilliantly dismantles the subjectivism of his (and our) … Continue reading

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