If you look at the universe and study the universe, what you find is that there is no evidence that we need anything other than the laws of physics and the other laws of science to explain everything we see. There's absolutely no evidence that we need any supernatural hand of god. -- Lawrence Krauss, World-Renowned Physicist
There is probably no other notion in any field of science that has been as extensively tested and as thoroughly corroborated as the evolutionary origin of living organisms. -- Encyclopedia Britannica
FAITH. No one word personifies the absolute worst and most wicked properties of religion better than that. Faith is mind-rot. It’s the poison that destroys critical thinking, undermines evidence, and leads people into lives dedicated to absurdity. It’s a parasite regarded as a virtue. -- PZ Myers
Religion is the antithesis of science, an anesthetic for the mind that disables critical thought and encourages the acceptance of inanity as fact, and wishful thinking as evidence. -- PZ Myers

Sunday, October 19, 2014


I read these four books, all excellent, all written by brilliant biologists: 

Your Inner Fish, A Journey Into The 3.5-Billion-Year History Of The Human Body by Neil Shubin 

Why Evolution is True by Jerry Coyne 

The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution by Sean B. Carroll 

The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins

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