Actually, the Anthropocene is mainly a testament to the enormous power of immaterial ideas to shape things, for good or ill. It is the best argument against materialism and it is right under our noses.
The issue of evolution is scrambled by reductionist science but we can get a rough idea of the real problem with evolutionary theories by looking at the eonic effect which rapidly shows what is missing in standard accounts.
The works of J.G. Bennett, despite derailing in new age confusions, shows another type of approach.
In general both approaches suggest that evolution is a part of physics and cosmology, and needs a larger universe of explanation
Anti-intellectual propaganda for Jesus: Texas megachurch Pastor Robert Jeffress, one of Trump’s leading supporters, claims that teaching children evolution causes mass shootings. Appearing on Fox News earlier this week, Jeffress argued that teaching children they are “nothing but an evolutionary accident” instead of teaching children to fear God, is the source of mass shootings.
Neuroscientists have discovered that at least six types of mammals — from mice to cats — distinguish odors in roughly the same way, using circuitry in the brain that’s evolutionarily preserved across species.
Auroraceratops, a bipedal dinosaur that lived roughly 115 million years ago, has been newly described by paleontologists. More than 80 individuals of this species have been found in China’s Gansu Province.
Hox gene do not work alone to determine the layout of vertebrae, limbs and other body parts. A new study shows how an entire network works together toward that goal.