Only a special type of being very close to our own biological design could have taken the first and vital step to technological enlightenment, fire-making.
Charles Darwin himself exemplified the Argument from Pique, alluded to in past entries in this series, to a tee.
The universe, according to Epicureanism, is without a creator, a purposeless and non-intelligent concourse of atoms without any cosmic source of direction.
Turner classifies the intelligent design movement as a resurgence of Platonic idealism.
Darwin’s ideas have become a flashpoint in the culture, so any discussion of the science can easily become highly polarized and politicized.