Howardism Musings from my Awakening Dementia
My collected thoughts flamed by hubris
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Organic life, we are told, has developed gradually from the protozoon to the philosopher, and this development, we are assured, is indubitably an advance. Unfortunately it is the philosopher, not the protozoon, who gives us this assurance.

—Bertrand Russell

Evolution and Philosophy

You may wonder as to why I would put essays on evolution under the category of philosophy. Well, it isn't that I think that evolution is just a philosophy, it is just that since I am not a biologist (just a interested observer), my essays are about the philosophical implications and issues associated with biological evolution.

Human De-evolution
A couple of thoughts on evolution that I just had to get off my chest.

Meaningless Evolution
Why do people assume that people who believe in evolution are immoral threats to society. Perhaps it may be just the opposite.

Evolution as Creative Process
There are aspects of evolutionary biology that really get my mind to soar.

The Genetics of Altruism
Why I'm so fascinated by the concepts behind evolution.

What is the Nature of Man?
Where does our morality originate?

Why Do Americans Hate Evolution?
Why is America the only developed country to dislike evolution? Is it the same reason why we don't use the metric system?

17th Century Bible Bashers
Two of the greatest men were born on the same day in 1809.

Are Humans Done Evolving?
Now that we've overcome many of our resource limitations, will we stop evolving as a species, or will this evolution be something completely different?