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Missing Link Found?

May 19, 2009 by


Big news regarding evidence of evolution: Fossil Discovery Is Heralded In what could prove to be a landmark discovery, a leading paleontologist said scientists have dug up the 47 million-year-old fossil of an ancient primate whose features suggest it could be the common ancestor of all later monkeys, apes and humans. Anthropologists have long believed […]

What constitutes culture?

August 6, 2008 by


Language? Sentience? What is it that makes us human? While we acknowledge that we are animals, vertebrates, mammals, what is it that separates us from the other animals? What sets us apart? Is it unique to us? I don’t know the answers. And this video doesn’t answer them. But it raises those questions and so […]