By: Kevin Thalersmith
Ever since Darwin's "Origin of Species," evolution has been acknowledged as the basis for knowing how mankind came into existence. Different scientists have explored many theories to describe how early primates turned into humans as we see ourselves today. It is generally agreed that...
By: Roy C Dudgeon
The Demographic TransitionThe decline of fertility rates in the Western world (or more accurately, the modern industrialized countries) is referred to as "the demographic transition" in the anthropological literature (Bodley 2001; Robbins 2005). The "fertility rate" itself refers to the average number of children per...
By: Rev. R. D. Brown
The first man was neither born nor evolved; he was created by God on the 6th day of the creation week. The first woman was likewise divinely created. It is from those two original humans that all mankind would descend. Genetically they must have differed...
By: Charles Q Blair
In the beginning, some 4.4 Billion years ago shortly after water liquefied scientific consensus is that 'life' developed on our planet. From then we have to wait quite the while for the appearance of our earliest ancestor - for the sake of argument we...
By: John Traveler
On What is EvolutionIt seems almost paradoxical, that we should find ourselves here in the twenty first century trying to define what Evolution is. It is certainly not a new concept, some recently coined bit of technical jargon; its connotation yet to be picked up...
By: Giles Bovis
Wiser men than I, psychologists, philosophers and theologians have debated human evolution for centuries. What remains clear from this era of enlightenment, is that the truth about humanity and our origin may be found only through factual knowledge and factual knowledge lies in a process...
By: Anne StClair
Homo sapiens sapiens is the scientific name given to modern humans. We are members of the genus Homo and family Hominidae. All other members of the Homo genus (such as Neanderthals) are now believed to be extinct.The timeline of human evolution can be pieced...
By: Lisa Foerster
The evolution of man actually began with the evolution of primates. Primates are one of the oldest of all mammal groups and is traced back 85 million years. Paleontologists believe primates share a common ancestor with bats, this ancestor is believed to have lived in...
By: JC Campbell
The timeline of human evolution is often debated by uninformed people who make wild claims about how long mankind as a species has been on earth. When you read statements to the effect that man was walking the earth some four million years ago, you...
By: Steve Lussing
SOME THINGS NEVER GO OUT OF DATEInvention seems to be the domain of especially gifted people whose potential appears to have been rather consistent throughout the ages. In my article about Titus Lecretius Carus under the title "Imagination vs. Knowledge" I bring the following to...

 

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