In the “are humans predator, or prey” argument one can assert either way.
Communication is a core component of any society, and language is an important aspect of that.
With "if evolution is true..." questions many science skeptics put the evolutionary theory to test, apparently not to satisfy their curiosity but with the hope that the evolution theory will finally not be able to explain a natural phenomenon relevant to evolution.
It is not uncommon to hear the suggestion of replacing the word "theory" with "law" in "evolutionary theory" to prevent confusion among the public. Does an established scientific theory qualify as a scientific law?
When their food sources depleted our ancestors moved to areas where they would have access to meat and vegetation. It was thanks to agriculture humans could settle in, which irreversibly changed the course of history.
Between 1907 and 1963 more than 64,000 Americans were forcibly sterilized for common good. Can "bad seeds" be weeded out by force sterilization?
The Irish Potato Famine, also called the great famine, was a period of mass starvation and disease in Ireland from 1845 to 1852. The great famine claimed one million lives and caused millions to flee their country. In the aftermath…
In the second of the nineteenth century a fierce debate broke in the scientific community about Darwin's theory of evolution. However, by the twentieth century the debate was over.
Natural selection says only the fit will surprise. The fit are those that have the inherited traits that help them best adapt to their habitat so that they live long enough to have and raise their offspring. Does this mean all of the inheritable traits of organisms ultimately serve one purpose: improve the adaptation of the organisms to their environments?