"It was the Jurrassic equivalent of the Piltdown Man hoax---two incongrous epochs meticulously fitted together like jigzaw pieces to confound the orthodoxy. On the otherhand, orthodoxies ought to get tested periodically to check if they're…"
"Actually the argument goes something like this, but I take umbrage because I have not looked it up specifically for this post.
Generally for things like the bird of paradise long tail -- Zahavi's argument that gets a lot of kudos in The selfish…"
"haha, depends on the breakfasts in bed/predator ratio. If it increased your chance of getting laid by 3 times, but attracted light-saber-tooth tigers 6 times faster then you're in trouble. But if it only increased your chance of being eaten by…"
"I know when I was younger having a great tail increased my and everyone else's chance's of getting laid.It could also increase the ability to have a meal bought for you. However a great tail attracted predators, eh, two outta three…"
Greetings, Sebastian! I notice you haven't been active at Atheist Nexus lately. <sigh> Sometimes it can seem a bit fragmented, with different groups for every interest. Please consider a group for socializing, where we talk about whatever's on our minds, Hang With Friends. :D You might feel more at home.
Ah, mythology. The bible is full of it. Full of superstitions and the unbelievable supernatural. Ask your friend what he thinks of talking donkeys (Balaam's ass), and the stick that turned into a snake, and there's so much more.
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