Archive for March 16th, 2008

The tempting beauty of orchids and Darwin’s insight.

| March 16, 2008 | 6 Replies
The tempting beauty of orchids and Darwin’s insight.

“There is no evidence whatsoever that flowering plants evolved.”   Answers In Genesis I can understand this resistance to believing that orchids evolved without the help of God-the-Artist.  I understood this resistance while strolling through an extraordinary display of orchids today at the Missouri Botanical Garden.    It was like looking at fireworks.  Just when you thought you […]

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Write your biography in six words.

| March 16, 2008 | 4 Replies
Write your biography in six words.

Putting one’s life description into only six words is the subject of a new book, Not Quite What I Was Planning. This review published in The New Yorker gives you the flavor: It started as a reader contest: Your life story in six words. The magazine was flooded with entries. Five hundred-plus submissions per day. That’s […]

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