Jerry Coyne can always be counted on for a cartoonish view on modern monotheist religions — and so too on ancient polytheist ones.
The argument from evolutionary developmental biology and embryonic development is probably one of the stronger for common descent. But I’m not convinced.
Cynics would call this kin selection or perhaps love of candy. I’d call it genuine love.
This article will look at a just a few of the many distressing instances where textbooks overstate or misrepresent the evidence for evolution.
Based on new research by Joseph Thornton and Sean Carroll and colleagues, it increasingly appears that either we are very lucky or we are intelligently designed.