Tag: survival of the fittest
A New Look at Natural Selection
If you are a pine tree, you need to have antifreeze in your needles if you are rooted beyond certain latitudes or elevations.
Peer-Reviewed Paper: “Neo-Darwinism Must Mutate to Survive”
They conclude, “there is something besides mutations and survival of the fittest needed to explain evolution.”
William Wordsworth’s Posthumous Challenge to Darwinian Nihilism
Paradoxically, Wordsworth’s theology may have formed a more effective counterforce to Darwin’s ideas than Biblical orthodoxy itself.
A Closer Look at the Science of Purpose
You cannot see what you are not looking for. You cannot find Br’er Rabbit until you look into the briar patch.
Myth-Making and Malthus
After reading Malthus out of personal interest, it dawned on Darwin how he might usefully appropriate the Malthusian analogy.