Michael Flannery casts Wallace as a “prophet,” in the Greek sense, one who interprets the text of nature.
Accepting common ancestry for humans and apes doesn’t mean one has to embrace the claims of those who debunk human uniqueness.
When Oswald Spengler read Darwin’s Origin, he thought the conflation of biology and economics reeked of the English factory.
There’s a new movement afoot among some evolutionary biologists to co-opt the term “intelligent design.”
“Our quickly fattening pigs, short-legged sheep, pouter pigeons, and poodle dogs could never have come into existence in a state of nature.”