For unto us a child is born,
unto us a son is given;
And the government will be upon His sholder.
And His name shall be Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. -- Isaiah 9:6
Tuesday, December 25, 2007
Friday, December 14, 2007
"Asked about James Watson's controversial claims that intelligence evolved less effectively in people of African descent, Harpending said the study wasn't designed to test such characteristics. He also cautioned against interpreting the findings as suggesting that people are becoming fundamentally better...
"Evolution is a double-edged sword," he said. "What evolution cares about is that I have more offspring. If you can do it by charming and manipulating, and I'm a hardworking farmer that's going to feed the kids ten years down the road, then you're going to win. Hit-and-run, irresponsible males are reproducing more. That isn't good for anyone except those males, but that's evolution."