Category Archives: Evolution

IN THE BEGINNING

The first molecule–that’s like the next step up from element. The beginning of complexity.

In biology molecules can have a weight measured in tens of thousands but you got to have 2 combine to get started.

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William of Occam and the methane on Mars

Here’s an interesting and stimulating discussion.

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Methane gas and the theory of evolution–a stretch but they can’t help themselves

The Guardian, home of lefty fanatics for as long as I can remember, discusses the methane on Mars event with beads of sweat on their brows and trembling hands. This could finally kill the God thing? Right?

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Gamma ray bursts make 90 % of galaxies dead to complex life

Makes sense. Read the fine book Privileged Planet by physicist Guillermo Gonzalez to get a sense of the unique nature of planet earth, a real Goldilocks thing. Most of our galaxy is uninhabitable–we are luckily on one of the accommodating spiral arms of our galaxy where space radiation is tolerable, with a sun just the right size.

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Egg shape prevented Bird extinction?

A theory  on why birds survived an extinction that got the dinosaurs.

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Let’s do evolution and the Pontifical Academy of the Sciences

I can always get a rise out of secular materialists when we talk about evolution.

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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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