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Entries from February 2011

“eonix”

February 28th, 2011 · No Comments

Google search using ‘eonic effect’ Same for ‘eonix’, a term used for a deliberate pun on my part: the ‘eonic’ effect and the resemblance to eonic systems, with their digital samplers.

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Ultra-Darwinists and the pious gene

February 18th, 2011 · No Comments

Ultra-Darwinists and the pious geneRichard Dawkins won’t like it, but he and creationists are singing from similar hymn sheets, according to a new book Here are three questions of the kind evolutionary theorists love. First, why do most mammals walk on four legs? Second, how come some single-celled protists have genomes much larger than humans? […]

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Booknotes: The Belief Instinct

February 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Are You There God? It’s Me, Brain. How our innate theory of mind gives rise to the divine creator. By Jesse Bering Posted Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at 12:15 PM ET The following is an edited excerpt from The Belief Instinct, which will be published Feb. 7. {{ Comment here: http://darwiniana.com/2011/02/09/god-concept-more-than-an-illusion/}}

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