Tag: Tree of Life
On Human and Animal Rights, the Twisted Course of Evolutionary “Philosophy”
Wesley Smith commented earlier on the struggle, via litigation by the Nonhuman Rights Project (NRP), to grant human-like “rights” to an elephant in the Bronx Zoo.
More on Winston Ewert’s “Dependency Graph of Life” — An Important New Paper
The evolution of life mimics the evolution of software or other human technology.
Of Species and Software: What Is a Dependency Graph?
Wisnton Ewert has developed a model to explain the pattern of similarities in different organisms which mimics how computer applications inherit software from a diverse range of lower-level modules.
Response to a Critic: But What About Undirected Graphs?
A dependency graph is not any old ad hoc hypothesis. It was posited because it is something that we observe in software engineering.
The Dependency Graph Hypothesis — How It Is Inferred
Ewert proposes that life is best explained not by Darwin’s hypothesis of an ancestry tree, but by a modern design-inspired hypothesis.