Category Archives: evolution

The Triumph of Evolution revisited


I am in the process of writing a fuller version of the post below. The Triumph of Evolution. I’ve got through 9 Billion years of evolution so far Triumph3-Mike Davies-signed

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Humans, Fire and Evolution of the Biosphere


Humans, Fire and Evolution of the Biosphere.

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The Meaning of Life


A resposta para o sentido da vida = 42 I first came across this concept watching and reading the Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy, and was intrigued by the answer. I have over the last 5 years investigated the … Continue reading

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The Climate Change Con Trick, Lies, damned lies, and statistics


Lies, damned lies, and statistics From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Lies, damned lies, and statistics” is a phrase describing the persuasive power of numbers, particularly the use of statistics to bolster weak arguments. It is also sometimes colloquially used to … Continue reading

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Free Will, Energy, and Climate Change the Paradox


I have for 4 years followed the discussions about climate, and as a lay person have had great difficulty in making my voice heard above the clamouring of claim and counter claim. In this post I wish to explore the … Continue reading

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Grass, Ruminants and the evolution of humans


In my previous piece I explored evidence of how grasslands and its attendant fauna have come to dominate the earths ecosystems from approx 15 Myrs ago. There is conflicting evidence for the evolution of both the biosphere and the climate … Continue reading

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Grass, Ruminants and Climate Change


The planet continually experiences Climate Change, but this post will describe the effects of climate change on an ecosystem since the beginning of the Oligocene.  Climate and Tectonics (from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cenozoic) After the tectonic creation of Drake Passage, when South America fully detached from Antarctica … Continue reading

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