Evolution

The Origin of Life and Evolution

The Origin of Life and Evolution

I want to take a break from current events and look again at two important and potentially divisive subjects: The Origin of Life, and Darwinian MacroEvolution. A recent discussion with an old and dear friend required me to summarize my beliefs on these issues, which...
Last Folio

Last Folio

This post is a collection of reflections occasioned by seeing my old friend Katya Krausova in Washington next week (weather permitting). I met Katya in the fall of 1968 when she, as a member of the first group of Czechoslovak students allowed to travel to the West...
Evolutionary Waypoint Discovered!

Evolutionary Waypoint Discovered!

With all of the troubling news in the world today, i thought I’d try something a little lighter this time, and it’s good to be able to point to something new and positive. I think that we’re witnessing a rare moment of evolutionary random action that could lead...