If the Maker did indeed form us in his own image then he has got to be one self-loathing, turbulent-hearted, half-wit son of a bitch.
Monthly Archive: September 2011
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Think about this: The cane toad was introduced into Australia in 1935 and a bit over half a century later it is poised to complete its conquest of Oz. A fucking frog overrunning a continent in sixty years and 100,000 might not be enough time for Homo erectus to get to Indonesia? My, my, my…how’s about a little faith in our ancestors?
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When it comes to the study of evolution (particularly in research which makes the popular media) one of the issues which bunches my undies is the way researchers will draw lines and split into fully opposing camps. In the case of snakes, you’ve got one group saying “See?! We told you so – they …
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We’d become stuck on the second day somewhere between Maralal and the far off valleys of South Horr. Having nowhere to go and little to do gave me some space to return to thoughts of evolution, to slouch on a dusty naugahyde seat and mull over the divergence of chimpanzees and people. Pinpointing that event …
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A friend of mine, RicBarbera had been decent enough to read the first few chapters of this book. He said he liked it. Said it was funny and had a good style. Then he suggested I’d better clarify what it was all about in the first chapter, thinking that readers who made their way …
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