Jonah Lehrer on the Lesson He Learned from Charles Darwin

Yesterday, self-plagiarist and quotation-maker-upper Jonah Lehrer delivered a $20,000 speech to the Knight Foundation. He’s been criticized left and right for the #Humblebrag of a talk (in which he says he just needs a stricter set of rules so that he knows the difference between right and wrong)… but I actually liked a part of his speech where he (accurately) quoted Charles Darwin: [Read more...]

Congressman Rush Holt Recognizes Darwin Day in the House of Representatives

Earlier today, Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) introduced H.Res. 41 on the floor of the House, expressing his support for the recognition of February 12th as Darwin Day:

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Darwin Day Proclamation on the Agenda Tonight in Asheville, North Carolina

At the meeting of the Asheville, North Carolina city council meeting later tonight, non-theistic council member (and recent Congressional candidate) Cecil Bothwell will introduce a Darwin Day resolution: [Read more...]

‘If We Descended From ___…’

Richard Dawkins recently lamented about the Ken Ham-esque rebuttal to evolution which asks, “If we are descended from ______, how come there are still ______?”

And then the hilarious responses started coming his way…: [Read more...]

The Other Side of the Evolution Debate

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