Ideas do indeed have consequences, but not all ideas play out the same way or weave their way in the history of ideas toward the same destination.
The fatal flaw with metaphysical vitalism was that it invariably led to circular reasoning.
Christian Landry is the Principal Investigator of a lab at Laval University in Quebec, doing really interesting work on cellular networks.
I will close by revisiting the question of why people doubt Darwin and reject evolution — something discussed in my first post on this paper.
The Darwinian view encourages a way of interacting with others where the aim is to “humiliate [one’s] lesser brethren, just to remind them who’s boss.”