Nonrandom Evolution

“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.”

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On the Irrationality of Conspiracy Theorists

“If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts [or beliefs], he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way.” — Bertrand Russell (1929)  Continue reading