An email correspondent of ours isn’t showing enough respect for hybrid black-tip sharks as a meaningful illustration of “evolution” in action.
At the website Credo, our colleague Richard Weikart is writing a clear-eyed series of articles about what happens to ethics when it’s subjected to evolutionary thinking.
Neuroscientist Patricia Churchland cites Prairie Voles to illustrate how chemical processes inform morality. Prairie Voles with a greater number of oxytocin receptors were monogamous while those with fewer such receptors were not.
In the context of ID-suppression cases, this one could be big.
Exporting Darwin is a dangerous business.