Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it

George Santayana’s quote (often misquoted and mis-ascribed) in the title of this post is as relevant today as when the great philosopher first wrote it more than a century ago.

In an illuminating and eloquently-written commentary in the Huffington Post, Southern Louisiana University Professor Matt Rossano highlights the folly of today’s anti-intellectual approach to religious . . . → Read More: Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it

Scientists discover 2.1 billion-year-old pre-Cambrian fossils

One of the issues most frequently raised by both creationist and and intelligent design writers is the question of gaps in the fossil record. These writers assert that there are large, significant gaps, and that in general the conventional scientific picture of a smooth sequence of species through the ages is a myth. It is . . . → Read More: Scientists discover 2.1 billion-year-old pre-Cambrian fossils