Category Archives: Evolution

The Biochemical-Industrial Complexes

Dwight D. Eisenhower photo portrait.

Raising the Issue

In his farewell address, President Dwight Eisenhower warned the nation that a military-industrial complex, led by interests within the government, the military, and those industries supplying the military, could stray from the original intent of national defense towards personal interest. Continue reading

Immigration: Law and Border

I have known undocumented foreigners and would not affect scorn towards them in place of the affection I feel. Many willingly close their eyes to a felt warmth, feigning instead a suppose-to bitterness. What is needed is to drop the cosmetic anger and deal with the problems generated by this trickle invasion. Anger only distracts from our, true warrant, sifting through the litany of half truths about us as a people. Continue reading

Size and Other Weighty Matters

On October 25, 2009, CBS Sunday Morning tackled the multifaceted issue of obesity. Here I look at some of the topics covered.

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Evolution: Back to Eden

English: "Adam & Eve"

I just viewed Nova’s special on the confrontation between Evolution and those in Dover, Pennsylvania who feel disenfranchised by that theory’s preeminence. It is unfortunate that many who trust their religious experience have turned to the reconciliation Intelligent Design. I will address some issues raised in that show, but my main interest is in redirecting you towards my earlier article,  Evolution, as basis for mutual understanding.

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Evolution

Charles Darwin (1809-1882) at age 7. The paint...

About fifty years ago I read what must have been a young adult’s version of The Voyage of the Beagle. Along with Charles Darwin himself, many have drawn inferences from the basic premise that in the process of life generating itself, there are variations along with a tendency for survival among those whose acquired variants are, in hindsight, referred to as best adapted to their environment.

In the now that was his time, the lad, portrayed here, was about to enrich, confuse or do worse to mankind. This, his portrait, could have, but didn’t simply disappear into some attic.

Without claims of novelty or obscurity, I now add to those conclusions my own.

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