Artificial Selection & Rise of Human Race

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.

Is Darwinism Racist?

Charles Darwin
English biologist Charles Darwin was a European man of his time. Like many of his peers, he was under the impression that white men were inherently superior to women and people of color. Does the worldview of Darwin say anything about his theory and today's evolutionary biology?

How Darwin Discovered Evolution

Male Ape Fight
Today the theory of evolution is a complex body of theory supported by other branches of science. In other words, we do not need the theory of evolution to know that evolution is a fact. However, in the mid-nineteenth century, the world was different.

Irish Potato Famine, and Why Natural Failed

The Irish Potato Famine

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…

Evolutionary Theory

Evolution Theory
Evolution theory, also known as evolutionary theory, or the theory of evolution, is based on the idea that all life on earth is related and gradually changes over time. The theory primarily explains the ongoing speciation of life since its emergence on Earth.

Are All of Our Characteristics Evolutionary Adaptations?

Polar Bears
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?