Paul A. Dernavich


Published on the Secular Web

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Darwinian Dissonance?

Does the seemingly inescapable use of imperfect metaphors in the explanation of concepts within evolutionary theory mean more than a simple inadequacy of human language? Or, as the author purports, could it mean that hidden within the non-intelligent, non-purposeful, and unconscious workings of natural selection lies a cosmic Gepetto tinkering with his toys? Just in time for Darwin Day, Secular Web editors thought, why not make our readers rowdy with this little gem.