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Natural Selection: Where Is It?

Darwin's claim to fame is strangely missing when the critical eye reads scientific papers looking for it.

Altruism Defeats Darwinism

Darwinism cannot handle pure altruism, but don't let scientists wander off into fake spirituality as an alternative.

Evolution Cannot Do Justice to Morality

Jargon-rich theories to explain altruism in Darwinian terms melt in the light.

No, Grandparents Are Not Products of Evolution

Is nothing sacred? Evolutionists try to explain grandparents by Darwinism, but run into conundrums —while dishonoring seniors.

Op-Ed: Time to Ditch Natural Selection?

CEH Editor questions whether 156 years of natural selection theory has produced anything of scientific, philosophical, or cultural value.

Can Altruism Evolve?

Many animals cooperate; that's an evolutionary puzzle itself. But how can evolution explain human charity to distant strangers?

Can Science Define the Common Good?

While attempting to tell us how fairness evolved for selfish reasons, evolutionists want to push for the "common good."

Archive Classic: The Arrest of Dr. Darwinlover

The commentary of this entry from 9/30/07, "Evolutionists Say Parasites Made Humans Successful," included an arresting cop episode with the Baloney Detector dog.

"Inclusive Fitness" Is a Just-So Story Generator

Critics of the "inclusive fitness" evolutionary explanation for altruism liken it to Ptolemy's epicycles.

Snakes on a Brain, and Other Evolutionary Stories

When evolution is seen as a storytelling game rather than a serious attempt at scientific explanation, it suddenly makes sense.

Scientists Are Not Experts on Values

The "fact-value split" is a dubious distinction, illustrated by several recent articles. Scientists cannot act as if their findings are values-free.

If Morality Evolved, Is It Righteous?

Evolutionists are determined to keep morality from succeeding as a defeater for natural selection.

Darwinist: Charity Is Really Selfishness

According to one Darwinist, selfish societies evolve into egalitarian ones, for selfish reasons. It's all in the math, the genes, and natural selection.
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