repost: The eonic effect on ‘war’…darwinist scientism is a menace to humanity…//War is Not Innate to Humanity: A More Peaceful Future is Possible – Darwiniana – 1848+: The End(s) of History

Decoding World History Final3xf_ED1 This is a very interesting article and an interesting challenge to explanation in the eonic model. I would consider its conclusions very seriously, but…A k…

Source: The eonic effect on ‘war’…darwinist scientism is a menace to humanity…//War is Not Innate to Humanity: A More Peaceful Future is Possible – Darwiniana – 1848+: The End(s) of History

Harvard Scientists Reconstruct the Game-Changing Evolution From Fin-to-Limb in Early Tetrapods

It’s hard to overstate how much of a game-changer it was when vertebrates first rose up from the waters and moved onshore about 390 million years ago. That transition led to the rise of the dinosaurs and all the land animals that exist today. “Being able to walk around on land essentially set the

Source: Harvard Scientists Reconstruct the Game-Changing Evolution From Fin-to-Limb in Early Tetrapods

Frontiers | Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future | Conservation Science

We report three major and confronting environmental issues that have received little attention and require urgent action. First, we review the evidence that future environmental conditions will be far more dangerous than currently believed. The scale of the threats to the biosphere and all its lifeforms — including humanity — is in fact so great that it is difficult to grasp for even well-informed experts. Second, we ask what political or economic system, or leadership, is prepared to handle the predicted disasters, or even capable of such action. Third, this dire situation places an extraordinary responsibility on scientists to speak out candidly and accurately when engaging with government, business, and the public. We especially draw attention to the lack of appreciation of the enormous challenges to creating a sustainable future. The added stresses to human health, wealth, and well-being will perversely diminish our political capacity to mitigate the erosion of ecosystem services on which society depends. The science underlying these issues is strong, but awareness is weak. Without fully appreciating and broadcasting the scale of the problems and the enormity of the solutions required, society will fail to achieve even modest sustainability goals.

Source: Frontiers | Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future | Conservation Science

Complex Life Threatened 

Throughout the world, scientists are speaking out like never before. They’re talking about an emergency situation of the health of the planet threatening “complex life,” including, by default, human life. It’s scary stuff. On this subject, America’s green NGOs prefer to address the danger by sticking to a middle ground, don’t scare people, too much More

Source: Complex Life Threatened – CounterPunch.org

Butterfly wing clap explains mystery of flight 

The fluttery flight of butterflies has so far been somewhat of a mystery to researchers, given their unusually large and broad wings relative to their body size. Now researchers have studied the aerodynamics of butterflies in a wind tunnel. The results suggest that butterflies use a highly effective clap technique, therefore making use of their unique wings. This helps them rapidly take off when escaping predators.

Source: Butterfly wing clap explains mystery of flight — ScienceDaily

Immune system mounts a lasting defense after recovery from COVID-19, researchers find –

Study participants continued to improve their antibodies months after initial infection, potentially due to exposure to remnants of the virus hidden in the gut.

Source: Immune system mounts a lasting defense after recovery from COVID-19, researchers find — ScienceDaily

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