Harari’s conjecture — “There are no gods” — forms the very basis for everything he says in the rest of the book.
Instead of extolling Darwin’s theory as the revealed mechanism for uncovering life’s mysteries, Richard Lewontin described it as projection onto the natural world of the ideology of the Victorian haut bourgeoisie, the self-proclaimed fittest specimens in their own struggle for existence. More
I think I will withdraw this post soon after an interesting article in Counterpunch by Stuart Newman. But I am unclear about this group of people including SJ Gould: they were either reticent and h…
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Discussing evolution with Darwinists is a strange process. The superstitious belief that natural selection produces the evolution of a species is like religious faith. But in reality, the fact rema…
A near-perfectly preserved ancient human fossil known as the Harbin cranium sits in the Geoscience Museum in Hebei GEO University. The largest of Homo skulls, scientists now say this skull represents a newly discovered human species named Homo longi or ‘Dragon Man.’ Their findings suggest that the Homo longi lineage may be our closest relatives — and may reshape our understanding of human evolution.
The bones of an early human, unknown to science, who lived in the Levant at least until 130,000 years ago, were discovered in excavations at the Nesher Ramla site, near the city of Ramla. Recognizing similarity to other archaic Homo specimens from 400,000 years ago, found in Israel and Eurasia, the researchers reached the conclusion that the Nesher Ramla fossils represent a unique Middle Pleistocene population, now identified for the first time.