Recap Of Darwin Day At Camels With Hammers 2011

In case you missed any of the material I gathered together for today, here’s the full rundown of posts: How Belief In “Theistic Evolution” Is Nearly As Much A Denial Of Science As Creationism Qualia Soup Lays Out The Basics Of Evolution Darwin’s Birthdaily Hilarity: Creationism Darwin’s Birthdaily Hilarity: People Are Not Animals! (and evolution [Read More...]

7 Reasons Not To Celebrate Darwin Day

I have been chastened.  Next year: no Darwin Day posts. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Darwin’s Daily Routine

There’s a fascinating website called Daily Routines, which documents, in its own words “how writers, artists, and other interesting people organize their days”.  Via Francis Darwin’s memories of his father’s life, they have an entry on the rigid routine of Darwin’s life in his middle and later years: 7 a.m. Rose and took a short [Read More...]

Listen Here To An Audio Book Of Darwin’s “Beagle Diary”

BBC Radio 4 ran readings of Beagle’s Diary as its Book of the Week in December 2006.  Here are all five episodes: Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4, and Episode 5. A description of the book from The Complete Works of Charles Darwin Online: The Beagle Diary is read by Jo Stone-Fewings. Each episode is introduced by historian [Read More...]

“Who Could Heed The Words Of Charlie Darwin?”

The Low Anthem’s sublime song and beautiful video for their song “Charlie Darwin”: I had the pleasure of seeing the Low Anthem a month ago at the Jazz Center at Lincoln Center. They played most of the songs from their new album, Smart Flesh (due out in ten days) and their first album,Oh My God [Read More...]

Dennett: Darwin Had The Single Greatest Idea Anyone Ever Had

This is a terrific video in which Dennett and Dawkins get further into the weeds discussing the dynamics of evolution, responsibility, how you can make living things out of dead stuff and conscious ones out of unconscious ones, the wonder of natural processes, the idea that we have souls—but they’re made of neurons, and many [Read More...]

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Darwin

by Dresden Codak (thanks to Neal for informing me of the source). Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Human Evolution Made Easy

Darwin’s “little heresy”: Thanks to Meko. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Happy Birthday 202nd Birthday, Charles Darwin!

Keep blog all day for a number of great material on evolution I have tracked down (with a lot of invaluable and much appreciated help from my Facebook friends!) as we celebrate Darwin’s discovery which changed the world!  You just might find something for the creationist in your life. If you know who photoshopped the [Read More...]


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