Knowing that ENV’s readers include many teachers and other educators, I thought I would offer a brief teaching idea, especially for those who have their students submit papers to SafeAssign or some similar plagiarism-detection software.
Another prominent paper has continued this trend of pushing defenders of junk DNA into yet smaller gaps in the genome.
Picture an Ouroboros, the alchemical symbol of a snake with its own tail in its mouth. Do you get the feeling that Darwinian “logic” is taking us nowhere?
Nature’s prodigality is deeply puzzling, for every seemingly plausible law of biology that might account for it proves, almost whimsically, to be contradicted by numerous countervailing examples.
I would love to see some of our customary Darwinian antagonists and interlocutors answer the challenge set by Paul Nelson and Ann Gauger in their very detailed and powerful essay that is the centerpiece of this gorgeous downloadable e-book.