Tag: African Savannah
Is Human Psychology Better Explained by Evolution or Design?
“We are survival machines,” wrote atheist biologist Richard Dawkins, “robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes.”
In Sapiens, Admissions and Overstatements about Human Evolutionary Origins
Harari’s conjecture — “There are no gods” — forms the very basis for everything he says in the rest of the book.
New Book by Biologist Michael Denton on Nature’s Miraculous “Primal Blueprint”
To see cells in action, he notes a remarkable video, “Neutrophil Chasing Bacteria,” made in 1950s by a researcher at Vanderbilt University.
Remarkably, Humans Are Just the Right Size to Make and Master Fire
Only an organism of our dimensions and android design — 1.5 to 2 meters in height with arms about 1 meter-long ending in manipulative tools — can handle fire.