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ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.

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The portrait is Charles Darwin, age 31, in 1840

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Comment by Joan Denoo on April 26, 2013 at 12:30pm

Study Charts 2,000 Years of Continental Climate Changes

Notice the Arctic, Asia, and Australia have very high temperature rises. 

"A comprehensive new analysis of temperature changes over the continents through 2,000 years has found that a long slide in temperatures in most regions preceded the unusual global warming of recent decades, but with a lot of regional variability and other fascinating details. A National Science Foundation news release has ample background."

Comment by Steph S. on April 26, 2013 at 11:08am

Thanks Joan for the mammoths link!

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 19, 2013 at 2:35pm

Mammoths, Overkill, and a Deep-Time Perspective on Pleistocene Exti...

Human beings do what human beings do, they kill. As technology advances, the ability to kill becomes more sophisticated, and more extinctions occur. 

Will human beings become "native" before the next extinction? 

Connie Barlow + Overkill http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHHPSQkrDlA&list=PLDFCAB0EDFED8B282

Comment by Steph S. on April 12, 2013 at 11:05am

Wonderful posts Joan, Flying Atheist, Riomarcos and others.

I love this group too.

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 7, 2013 at 12:00am
Another specimen of evolution:
Extraordinary! This Newly Discovered Species of Moth Has Evolved to Mimic a Spider (Credit: John Horstman)
http://twitpic.com/ccxmu8
Comment by Jim Greenamyer on March 31, 2013 at 6:36am

Thank you for the invitation to join this group.  I am so happy to have found this page!  I was reading Atheism for Dummies, and they had a link to this page, which is how I found you.  Anyway, thanks again for the invite!:-)

Comment by Ron Chernick on March 24, 2013 at 8:59am

Comment by Idaho Spud on March 24, 2013 at 8:18am

I predict Homo sapiens urbanthugensis will die-out quickly.

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 23, 2013 at 9:26pm
Oh! That is rich! Anatomy of an urban thug! Thanks for the laugh TFA.
Comment by The Flying Atheist on March 23, 2013 at 9:06pm

This seemed like the logical group to post this photo.....

 

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