The failure to understand the gulf that separates humans from animals, and humans from machines, is a source of confusion to rival almost any other.
Alfred Russel Wallace reasoned his way to affirmation of an “Overruling Intelligence” — intelligent design by another name — at work in the long history of life.
In all of his “poor” design arguments, Lents inadvertently embraces the design inference.
Here are unauthorized answers to questions posed by Jerry Coyne’s blog.
The whole point of “fitness,” in an evolutionary context, is reproduction. One has higher “fitness” if one can have more offspring.