Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini argue that new genetic discoveries reveal a flaw in Darwin's fundamental argument of evolution by natural selection.
Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini argue that new genetic discoveries—namely that major differences between species may be less about the evolution of new genes than about the same genes being regulated and expressed in new ways—reveal the wrongness of Darwinism. But reviewer Kenan Malik writes that their understanding of Darwinism is "incoherent" and that they don't provide enough evidence to suggest a flaw in Darwin's fundamental argument of evolution by natural selection.
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Even some teachers suffer from anxiety about math.
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She met mere mortals with and without the Vatican's approval.
- For centuries, the Virgin Mary has appeared to the faithful, requesting devotion and promising comfort.
- These maps show the geography of Marian apparitions – the handful approved by the Vatican, and many others.
- Historically, Europe is where most apparitions have been reported, but the U.S. is pretty fertile ground too.
The legacy of Felix Dzerzhinsky, who led Soviet secret police in the "Red Terror," still confounds Russia.
- Felix Dzerzhinsky led the Cheka, Soviet Union's first secret police.
- The Cheka was infamous for executing thousands during the Red Terror of 1918.
- The Cheka later became the KGB, the spy organization where Russia's President Putin served for years.
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