Posts tagged "darwin"

Taking Tocqueville and Darwin for a Ride

By Nathan Schradle If something like a “Global Civil Society” ever becomes a reality (I’m picturing a giant face made of thousands of tiny robots, like in the Matrix Revolutions… only hopefully slightly less hell-bent on the destruction of the human species), it may want to give a huge shout-out to the year 1831....

Darwin-Free Fun

Not everything at Dinosaur Adventure Land, a creationism theme park in Pensacoloa, Florida, is about dinosaurs. For instance, there’s the “Nerve-Wracking Ball,” “a bowling ball on a rope, dangling from a tall tree branch. A child stands before the ball, and then a park guide gives it a shove from a specific angle, so that it...