If redwoods are a byword for great stature, grasshoppers represent the opposite. And what insect could be more common or familiar?
It’s another example of a paper that sounds like it could have been written by a proponent of intelligent design.
Epidemiology, to which Darwinism is a “narrative gloss,” is an old and vigorous science.
It needs no wisdom to stamp “ANIMAL” on the sufferer’s forehead, any more than it does to stamp “DISEASED.”
Fairy tales about survival of survivors contribute nothing to medical research, or to any other research.