Tag: Wesley Smith
Wallace Broke with Darwin Over Human Exceptionalism
Alfred Russel Wallace reasoned his way to affirmation of an “Overruling Intelligence” — intelligent design by another name — at work in the long history of life.
Human Exceptionalism — An Evolutionary Dilemma
Following Darwin, with an assist from Stephen Jay Gould and Richard Lewontin, Ken Miller proposes that human reason, consciousness, etc. are exaptations, or “spandrels.”
Kissinger and Girard on Artificial Intelligence
Any genuine understanding of the impact AI will have (and is having) on humanity must begin with Girard.
Avengers: Infinity War — The Culture of Death Goes Galactic
The archvillain’s motivations are crystal clear, and very familiar if you know about the views on human population associated with Paul Ehrlich or, even more so, Eric Pianka.
David Barash’s Proposal — Something Wicked This Way Comes
With a proposal for human/chimp hybrids, evolutionist David Barash vents his rage against religion.