Category Archives: Evolution

Richard Dawkins, often wrong, never in doubt

A review by John Gray of Richard Dawkins’ autobiography An Appetite for Wonder: The Makings of a Scientist (Ecco Press) reveals an incurably arrogant man, certainly a serial violator of the Richard Feynman rule of how to be a good scientist–be your own most severe critic.

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Evolution is a theory without a good portfolio on basic mechanisms

So consider here.

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Monkeys and Mozart, a few parries and thrusts on the question of random mutations and selection, but also complexity.

Well we are a democratic egalitarian outfit here at Junk Science.com and a commentator devoted some time to a critique of a post on the Darwinian theory and the question of the unique nature of human cognition. I put that up, he protested that I am wrong and wrong headed.

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Monkeys, Mozart, and complex functionality. The mysterious nature of living things and consciousness.

I am inspired once in a while to revisit what I think is an incredibly important area of inquiry, suffused with all kinds of political and religious coloring.

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Are Humans exceptional–know any monkeys who can play Mozart?

Here’s some news from the Academy–Darwin was right, we are just part of the tree of life, with no special abilities.

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Have we evolved–I think not.

Many assume that we are a more advanced and evolved society.

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Evolution, the Debate

This month in American Spectator they staged an Evolution Theory debate. That’s OK with me.

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