Critics laughed, and he removed it from later editions of his book, but Charles Darwin privately continued to believe that whales evolved from a “race of bears.”
The theme of the evening was framed by a question: “Will the Machines Take Over? Human Uniqueness in the Age of Smart Machines.”
Unfortunately, the pictures we have of the Seminar need to be severely cropped, so as to protect the students’ identities.
Following Darwin, with an assist from Stephen Jay Gould and Richard Lewontin, Ken Miller proposes that human reason, consciousness, etc. are exaptations, or “spandrels.”
Two evolutionists publish a paper in a scientific journal comparing car evolution with biological evolution. Are they serious?