From a reader in Kansas City, we received a hand-knitted argyle sweater and instructions that it was intended especially for our David Berlinski.
Neither Larry Moran nor PZ Myers has offered us positive reason to think that the preponderance of our genome is “junk.”
I came to appreciate Myers’s ability to charm his adoring fans and followers irrespective of the scientific robustness of his claims, or the accuracy with which he represents the views of those with whom he disagrees.
Hitchens was a first-rate intellectual, a terrific writer and an effective provocateur.
Speaking at the Lloyd Library in Cincinnati, Michael Flannery fielded a challenge that deserves some extended comment.