Urgent and important to all. Please see the link below. This is an event organized by the international scientific community to demonstrate against and resist the Trumph administration's blatantly…Continue
"This definition isn't for the term " fit". This is the definition of Social Darwinism.A long ago discredited perversion of biological theory much beloved in big business and Nazi Germany cica 1930-40's."
"In terms of biological evolution "fit" refer strictly to reproductive success. It has nothing to do with survival as long as an organism reproduces. In some instances those who die soonest are the most fit because they left more offspring…"
"I agree and a case in point Loren. This week I gave a quiz via computer polling in my non-majors biology class. For some reason I looked around the podium and right in front of me, first row, was a young woman using an open note book to cheat the…"
"I am in complete agreement with Loren in calling bullshit here. I asked about the context of this person's previous post for the same reason. Both smell suspiciously like christian trolling the AN for gullible potential converts (I hope we have…"
"I am a little curious about this line : " Do these so called "visions" give any of you atheists chills in case it is right?", especially the "you atheist" phrase. I am not sure at all how to interpret…"
"Gotta be careful when talking about "American Indians" here. American Indians did not really exist as a single entity as the term suggests. American Indians were not a homogeneous group in which everyone shared the same behaviors or…"
"Extremely well put. She definitely speaks for me. She summarized the culture every scientist in this country faces every day. We are intentionally cast as emotionless, villainous people out to destroy faith in god, mom, apple pie and Gaia for no…"
"hi Tom: I am sure that's true when it came to nationalization of public education but the concept started much earlier. Definitely the first moves towards public education was targeted at while males.
"Although formal schooling…"
"Yes, the original purpose of public education in the U.S. was not to provide opportunity to better oneself to everyone by increasing their knowledge and skills. Rather the intent was to simply ensure sufficient literacy among the population to allow…"
"Beautiful! I love this line:
"This mixture of vagueness and sheer incompetence is the most marked characteristic of modern English prose, and especially of any kind of political writing."
I wonder what he'd make of the mess of…"
"I would also add that experience in teaching and elsewhere has taught me that most people are fundamentally intellectually lazy. They much prefer the unthinking answers offered by religion to real world concepts and facts that would require…"
"No alarm intended Donald. At least not climatic. Regardless of how one feels about global warming I don't think any of us are well served by political appointees who refuse to do their jobs or reject their responsibilities and obligations…"
"On Friday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rose at a record pace for the second straight year, reaching 401.5 parts per million. The two-year surge in carbon…"
Evolutionary and molecular biologist
Professor / Valdosta State University
Interest in fishes/ marine biology/ ecology/conservation biology/science education.
My hobbies are motorcycles, mechanics, painting land and seascapes, reading and outdoor activities.
I grew up as a Virginia tobacco farmer and was a mechanic prior to returning to university complete my education and follow a career in biological science.
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