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.
When the building security pushes you out, keys in hand, and there are still five people standing at the microphone waiting to ask their questions, you know it’s been a good evening.