In Praise of Jacques Barzun

When Barzun received the National Humanities Medal from President Obama, if not physically present at least a good many of us were there in high spirit and hearty assent.

The “Coyne” of the Realm: Gresham’s Law in Action

In  Why Evolution is True Jerry Coyne, the evolutionary geneticist who purveys a blog by the same presumptuous name and  darling of the Darwinian lobby, invokes biogeography in support of his misleading title. This article will explain why Coyne’s argument is erroneous, his apologetic odd, and the entire effort altogether unfortunate.