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Death, Funerals — and Life

We celebrated my father-in-law’s funeral a week after his death. I’d planned on writing about that, and probably will. But not today. I ended up talking about funerals in general, Psalms and science — it’s about as linear as most … Continue reading

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This Week’s Scandals

Friday’s news included claims that a UN environmental protection boss and an Indian bishop have been acting badly. Maybe someone has decided that environmental protection is a fraud after they read those articles. Or at least stopped supporting outfits that … Continue reading

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Evolution and Tools

Finding stone tools isn’t remarkable. Folks have been making, and occasionally losing, tools for a long time. Scientists think folks upgraded their tech to deal with a changing climate. Or maybe someone else who had done so moved in. That … Continue reading

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Early Birds, Unisex Fish

We still don’t know exactly how birds got their wings. Literally and figuratively. But we’re learning more about when and how they started. Scientists in Europe and China found fossils of birds that lived roughly 120,000,000 years ago. Other scientists … Continue reading

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