Evolving Thoughts

Evolution, culture, philosophy and chocolate! John Wilkins' continuing struggle to come to terms with impermanence... "Humanus sum, nihil humanum a me alienum puto" - Terence

Sunday, April 30, 2006

And now, the 17th century news...

Frinktank notes that the Discovery Channel is announcing that there is a "growing body of evidence that there is no scientific basis for star signs, such as Aries, Taurus and so on". Frink suggested that the study should be called "Hey Asshole! The Universe Doesn't Revolve Around You!", which might be a message that Behe needs to hear, given that he said at the Dover trial that astrology could be considered science. There are many similarities between ID and astrology, I admit, but being science isn't one of them.

In other news, medical research has shown that there is a lack of evidence for the Four Humours theory of disease, and that influenza isn't caused by a miasma. Film at 11.