Doing battle with creationists may seem like a distraction, but it is important for public trust in science. … More ICYMI: My Presentation on Intelligent Design and Darwin Devolves at the CFI
Because it is seen as a proxy of health and good genes, facial symmetry is one of the few features that is universally attractive. … More Why Facial Symmetry Is So Attractive
My two books have received one negative review each. Totally different books and different reviews, but there’s a predictable common thread… … More A curious thing about the only two negative book reviews I’ve received…
The very title of Behe’s book indicates a profound misunderstanding of evolutionary theory … More Darwin Devolves: “Devolution” is Not a Thing
The godfather of “intelligent design” exaggerates even his “pro-Darwinism” example. … More Darwin Devolves: Behe Gets Polar Bear Evolution Very Wrong
Psychological profiles of Donald Trump are hampered by lack of personal access, but can we learn something from an evolutionary analysis? … More Does Trump Fit the Evolutionary Role of Narcissistic Sociopath?
Stan Lee was definitely on to something when he posited that mutations were the way to deliver new abilities to an otherwise run-of-the-mill human being. … More Are the X-men Mutants “the Next Step in Evolution?” (RIP Stan Lee)
Our flaws show the limits of our biology and the way in which our past shapes our present. … More The Beauty of Imperfection: Why I Wrote “Human Errors”
My response to challenges to my claims about external testicles and maxillary sinuses. … More The Discovery Institute says they “shellacked” me on ‘Human Errors.’ Here I defend my claims.
Suddenly, Fermi blurted out, “Where is everybody?” … More Maybe We haven’t Met Aliens Because They’ve Messed Up Their Planets, too