Josh Swamidass wants to revisit some well worn paths.
For the last forty years, population geneticists have repeatedly said that our population was never smaller than several thousand.
Could humanity have had its origin in a first pair, or did it have to come from a population of at least several thousand?
Dr. Egnor gently points out that Dr. Ali has stumbled in understanding both what abstract thought means and what happens in certain rare cases of seizure.
It was Nathan Lents himself who wrote, “I’ve made mistakes, some I caught, others someone else caught. I always correct it the best I can. That’s what honest people do.”