Here’s a collection of short news items of interest from the animal and human worlds.
Many remember David Hume as a pioneering freethinker who saw through the superstition and sectarian dogmatism of religion.
“Nothing in biology makes sense except…” Go ahead; complete that sentence yourself, with a yawn.
An image offered by Einstein, of the sublimely mysterious library, is sensitive and beautiful.
I asked David Berlinski and Michael Denton what they thought was the nub of intellectual difference between a thoughtful Darwkin skeptic and a thoughtful Darwin loyalist.