Sunday, August 28, 2005

It's More Interesting

The New York Times gets into more evolution theories in an oped smackdown of intelligent design.
Show me the Science
by Daniel C. Dennett
...About six million years ago, intelligent genetic engineers from another galaxy visited Earth and decided that it would be a more interesting planet if there was a language-using, religion-forming species on it, so they sequestered some primates and genetically re-engineered them to give them the language instinct, and enlarged frontal lobes for planning and reflection. It worked....

(link from Just a Bump in the Beltway, which has a copy of the full article for after the NYTimes puts it behind their subscription wall.)

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