How the Story Got Its Just-So
December 18, 2020
Scientific storytelling can be useful when it's not a just-so story. What's the difference?
How the Darwinist Got His Just-So Story
December 5, 2020
Evolutionists are not yet ashamed enough about their storytelling habit, but there are some hopeful signs of embarrassment.
Living Fossil Giant Bee Challenges Evolution
March 27, 2019
Describing insects fossilized in amber is a matter of observable fact. Describing how they "evolved" is storytelling.
Whale of a Tail Tale
May 24, 2017
Armed with a license for just-so storytelling, evolutionists can explain anything – even opposites.
Empty Promises from Darwin Storytellers
December 8, 2016
Mainstream science media cast a false illusion of Darwinism's success by making promises in the headlines that the articles don't deliver.
Geneticist Boasts of Her Just-So Story
October 24, 2016
She should be ashamed, but she gloats in her story about "how the pangolin got its scales."
Evolutionists Boast of Storytelling
July 22, 2016
Some evolutionists not only own up to just-so storytelling; they parade it.
Darwinism Is a Constant; Just-So Stories Are Variables
September 4, 2014
Stories about the evolution of particular organisms often replace older stories, but the main plot is unalterable.
Weekend Entertainment: Evolutionary Just-So Stories
April 21, 2013
When you see a science headline in the form "How the .... got its ...." prepare for a laugh. Now, even some evolutionists are laughing.
Wave the Stripes on the Zebra
October 21, 2011
One of Kipling’s Just-So Stories is “How the Leopard Got His Spots.” In the fanciful tale for children, the sandy-colored leopard and the Ethiopian make an arrangement to share features so that they can camouflage themselves in the forest. Spots and stripes are widespread in the living world, but how do they come about? Surely science can come up with a better explanation than Kipling’s. Just so, a recent scientific paper suggests that understanding the process is still a long way off.