Monthly Archives: November 2013

TEACHABLE MOMENTS: Lewis’ imagination found hope, reconciliation – Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

TEACHABLE MOMENTS: Lewis’ imagination found hope, reconciliation
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
His World War I experiences reinforced his atheism. But he was drawn back to faith by his circle of literary friends, the Inklings, and became a member of the church in 1931. Prompted by his friend and fellow Inkling, J.R.R. Tolkien, he wrote a science

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Q&A: Richard Dawkins discusses evolution, religion and his fans – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Q&A: Richard Dawkins discusses evolution, religion and his fans
Los Angeles Times
The British intellectual has become a celebrity thanks to his books on evolution — including “The Selfish Gene,” written in 1976 — and his vocal atheism, expressed in works like “The God Delusion,” published in 2006. Science has a timeless

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Male roundworms shorten females’ lifespan with soluble compounds – ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Male roundworms shorten females’ lifespan with soluble compounds
ScienceBlog.com (blog)
A Thanksgiving story about sex, death, gender conflict and… roundworms. A Stanford study published today in Science Express suggests that, in some species of worms and flies, males secrete compounds specifically to shorten the lifespan of nearby

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