Happy 200th to Charles Darwin

It’s the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth, so here are a few relevant links to celebrate the day. First off, if you haven’t read The Origin of Species, read it.  It’s very readable and easy to follow. If you’re too cheap to buy the book, here’s a link to a free text version from […]

Why is Darwin still controversial?

I’m just sitting here, minding my own business, peacefully surfing through the local news tonight, when I see this story in the Knoxville News Sentinel.  It’s titled “Knox schools say they don’t teach human evolution, but how the process relates to all life”. The story starts out with this: “We have the purpose of preventing […]