I knew I wanted to choose someone who wrote beautifully. He, however, was someone I didn’t know, and I could not predict his views on intelligent design.
“Many will read this book for the close, elegant reasoning, the astonishing erudition, or the mordant analysis. I confess I read it for the prose.”
Some examples of ratchets include a socket wrench, an old-fashioned car jack, and a winch mounted on a truck or on a ship to haul up an anchor.
If I ever get asked to write a chapter on projection for a psychology textbook, Dave Farina’s outrageously disrespectful performance will be exhibit A.
Such explosions and revolutions dominate the history of life, which was rather a series of abrupt saltations than the gradual change predicted by Darwinism.