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How Science is Reshaping the Race Debate

I’ve written about racism before. I think I’ve made it clear that I don’t think science can justify dividing us into “races.” The similarities among us are too great, and the differences within the “races” are also too great. As … Continue reading

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Alfred Wegener

Alfred Lothar Wegener was born in Berlin, Germany on November 1st, 1880. He was the youngest of the five children of Richard Wegener, clergyman, theologian and classical language teacher. The family was well-off enough to own a vacation home, as … Continue reading

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Evolution – Part Three

Some years ago I published a series of articles about evolution in my local newspaper. It generated some interest and a spate of letters to the editor, and my publisher liked it. There was even a creationist who challenged me … Continue reading

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Evolution – Part Two

Some years ago I published a series of articles about evolution in my local newspaper. It generated some interest and a spate of letters to the editor, and my publisher liked it. There was even a creationist who challenged me … Continue reading

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How Did Life on Earth Begin

Today life has conquered every square inch of Earth, but when the planet formed it was a dead rock. How did life get started? We have probably been wondering for millennia how life started on Earth. At some point we … Continue reading

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