After getting the Earth around the Sun thing wrong, the Vatican’s science advisors have raised their game and could run LAPS around Obama’s science advisors. Dr. J. got into an email row with one of his childhood chum, Diogenes, who …Continue reading →
For the record, and right up front, the Czar is a significant proponent of evolutionary theory. For him, the evidence is overwhelming and consistent. But when Richard Leakey says that the debate will soon be over, the Czar rolls his …Continue reading →
Pro-evolution thinkers are happy: scientists have confirmed that Aegisuchus witmeri, a fossilized creature, neatly fits into a parallel arrangement with Aegyptosuchus peyeri, a 95-million year old cousin of both crocodiles and alligators who all sprang off the Eusuchia line. No …Continue reading →
Secret Gormogon Operative ERC, who hasnt written in for a while, sent the Czar a single letter: a lower-case b. This of course translates to: Your Czarness: I am well aware that the the vestigial legs of whales and other …Continue reading →
Logically-minded people all over the UK are celebrating a rare (for the Brits) victory. The government has largely decided that schools there will teach evolutionary theory, and that creationist new-agery will not. Further, any school that does promote creationist thinking …Continue reading →
Once in a while, the Czar says something he believes will generate a lot of grief, and is surprised to find people agree with him. The Czar made such a comment the other day, and has received a couple of …Continue reading →
Wow, did Michael Potemra totally nail it today. Basically, he demonstrates that anyone with a sensible reading of Genesis (the book, not the Gabriel/Collins group) must conclude that Darwinian evolution is actually in the interest of religion. In fact, not …Continue reading →
Ah, the end of summer: baseball is winding down, kids are going back to school, and the media starts to ridicule conservatives for things they say. We all know how the game works: when Democrats say stupid things, its because …Continue reading →
AH writes a nice, thoughtful transmission: Esteemed Czar of Muscovy: I hope you will indulge me with something of an answer to your recent piece on natural selection. I too find it refreshing to discuss the issue using familiar products. …Continue reading →
GD writes in: Dread and awesome Czar, I thought “natural selection” and true “evolution” were two different things? Related, but different. Moths adapting their coloring, weeds naturally selecting to resist a herbicide, etc. are all “natural selection”. Isn’t evolution more …Continue reading →
An astonishing number of people reject evolution. This rejection is always of interest to the Czar, because there is (a) a widespread perception that evolution lacks clear evidence despite (b) a tremendous amount of it. Many in the scientific community …Continue reading →
Whether youre Delaware senatorial candidate Christine ODonnell or Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady, you need to learn to STFU on creationism vs. evolutionism. First off, it isnt even a debatecreationists cannot engage in a logical rational debate on any matter …Continue reading →
Claim: Discovery Institute denies evolution, declaring there are no transitional fossils between tree-dwelling primates and bidepdal proto-humans. These gaps in the fossil record disprove evolution. Finding: Scientists confirm transitional fossil of Ardipithecus ramidus who was halfway between tree-dwelling primates and …Continue reading →
Oh, those wacky conservatives. You see the kind of crap they believe? Largely trivial actor Kirk Cameron is now actively speaking out against The Theory of Evolution and the devil-book Origin of Species. And in true conservative fashion, he is …Continue reading →
This cute, otter-like guy to the right is name puijila darwini, but you can call him Phil. Or whatever. Indeed, it matters not because he has been extinct for millions of yeas. FoxNews.com calls him a missing link, even though …Continue reading →
John “Don” McLeroy is chairman of the Texas State Board of Education. Why is Texas usually center ring in the Creationist Science circus? It doesn’t help that the chairman is a Level 5 FrontLump. This is a term the Czar …Continue reading →
Note the prominent jaw, the razor sharp teeth, the vacant eyes, the ornamental lure. Then look at Mr. Angler Fish. Clearly, one evolved from the other. Q.E.D. 'PuterAlways right, unless he isn’t, the infallible Ghettoputer F. X. Gormogons claims to …Continue reading →
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