"Natural Evil" May Be Broken Good
February 16, 2015
Things in nature we consider nasty are sometimes good systems that have broken.
Can an Evolved Brain Choose Good and Evil?
February 15, 2015
If the brain evolved, wouldn't anything the mind does be determined by forces beyond one's control?
Science Can Dumb Down, Corrupt, and Mislead the Public for Decades
February 13, 2015
It's impossible to present so-called scientific "findings" about the human mind that are morally neutral.
Social Darwinism Is Back
February 10, 2015
If you thought Social Darwinism went out with eugenics, look at what leaders of social policy are saying.
Can Altruism Evolve?
February 8, 2015
Many animals cooperate; that's an evolutionary puzzle itself. But how can evolution explain human charity to distant strangers?
Evolutionary Anthropology as Religion
February 5, 2015
There's something magical about believing in evolutionary anthropology: a sense of numinous awe at how much they don't know but believe might be possible.
Language Came Before Neurons
February 3, 2015
Experiments hint at the precedence of mind before brain when it comes to language.... and love.
Big Science Faces Credibility Gap
February 2, 2015
Many people skeptical of scientific consensus are not uninformed or scientifically illiterate, study shows.
More Human-Evolution Contortions
January 30, 2015
Contrary data can be made to fit a theory if you know some good wrestling moves.
How to Respect a Crow
January 25, 2015
They're black and noisy, but the more you learn about crows, the more you will appreciate them—or at least respect them as you shoo them from your scarecrow.
Evolution Is Not a Goddess
January 23, 2015
A reporter wonders what evolution was thinking when it gave us allergies.
Who's Dumber: Neanderthal or Paleoanthropologist?
January 21, 2015
The early-man tale by evolutionary anthropologists continues to unravel and display its absurdity.
Game Theory Undermined: Evolution of Altruism Not Demonstrated
January 18, 2015
Games that psychologists play with human lab rats don't show what evolutionists think they do.
Animals Come Pre-Equipped With Machinery
January 14, 2015
Guidance systems, compasses, switchboards, motors, robotic machines: we're talking about systems inside animals—and you.
Humans' Groovy Language Brain
January 12, 2015
More features are discovered that set humans apart from apes.