Darwinism and culture: Jerry Coyne threatens no more science posts
|January 10, 2017||Posted by News under Culture, Darwinism, Intelligent Design|
Traffic way down. Here:
. . . unless people start reading them. Today virtually all the serious posts were animal- or science-related. Traffic is way down (about 60% of normal) which means people aren’t reading them. What do you want—clickbait? More.
Of course, this could be a hack. In case not, let’s help Jerry. He brings us lots of traffic so it’s only fair. What clickbait could he offer? Readers, ideas?
Is it just possible that lack of interest in defenses of classical Darwinism is related to growing interest in exciting new areas? Naw, that never happens in real life.
See also: Darwinism: Replacement or extension?
Quantum-like model of partially directed evolution? The thought seems information must already be present in the system before sustainable evolutionary strategies can develop. Here, that’s called evolutionary informatics, but it is a dangerous topic to consider.
Science writer: Could evolution have a higher purpose? So the obvious answer is yes, evolution can have a higher purpose but then it must originate in an intelligence capable of purpose. And for some, the idea that space aliens are fooling us all is scientific.
What the fossils told us in their own words
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Hat tip: Pos-Darwinista