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Chasing Butterflies and Truth

Which came first? The butterfly or the flower? And how did flowers happen at all? The question hasn’t been answered yet, not quite. But scientists are closer to finding answers. Meanwhile, wondering whether chickens or eggs came first gives philosophers … Continue reading

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Science and Religion

I’ve seen a few op-eds saying that science needn’t interfere with religious beliefs. Some even said that science and religion, faith and reason, get along fine. Those were nearly always Catholic publications. The one I saw this week was in … Continue reading

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Science in 2017

It may not be an ‘official’ end-of-year custom, but many folks make lists as New Year approaches. BBC News made a list of eight “amazing science stories” of 2017. I can see how the stories are “amazing,” from their viewpoint, … Continue reading

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The Dream

He woke, heart racing, breathless, wet with sweat, in the starlit time before dawn. He shuddered when something touched his arm. It was his wife. “Again?” she asked, rolling her belly onto him. Soon she would bear his first child. … Continue reading

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