Category Archives: Nature

What are some arguments against the existence of cause and effect?

What are some arguments against the existence of cause and effect? [ 23/May/21 ] First I need to give the argument for something like cause and effect. If everything were completely random, if there were no cause and effect of … Continue reading

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What if the world next year decides Covid-19 is part of their lives with new viruses but lets normal lives continue with events, they had enough of locking themselves in houses?

What if the world next year decides Covid-19 is part of their lives with new viruses but lets normal lives continue with events, they had enough of locking themselves in houses? [ 21/May/21 ] If everyone actually stayed home, no … Continue reading

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What should I say to the biology haters, those who say that biology lovers are kids and physics lovers are legends?

What should I say to the biology haters, those who say that biology lovers are kids and physics lovers are legends? [ 20/May/21 ] I’d explain to them in the following way that really don’t understand what they are talking … Continue reading

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Comments to a Science denier on the question Did various vertebrates evolve from a common ancestor?

Reply to Did various vertebrates evolve from a common ancestor? [ 19/May/21 S Alrich wrote … “There is no reason based on observations to suggest vertebrates of different kinds are related” …] This is simply ignorant nonsense, and ignores all … Continue reading

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Reply to comment by Mike Langfield on Evolution

Reply to comment by Mike Langfield on Evolution [ 15/May/21 ] As others have noted – the claims are wrong. 1/ Sudden emergence of complexity is what is expected in a sense. Events that allow for new levels of complexity … Continue reading

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Why do we need an environmental balance? How does it affect human life?

Why do we need an environmental balance? How does it affect human life? [ 14/May/21 ] What do you mean by “environment” and “balance”? In most instances balance is a dynamic process, of maintaining something within some set of constraints … Continue reading

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Why do humans have a sense of awe and amazement about the natural environment?

Why do humans have a sense of awe and amazement about the natural environment? [ 12/May/21 ] Because any way you look at it, if you look carefully, it is so amazing and complex and diverse and interesting. And yes … Continue reading

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Punctuated equilibria

How does the theory of punctuated equilibrium explain certain “discontinuities” in the fossil record? [ 11/May/21 ] The idea of punctuated equilibria is a simplification that is sometimes useful. The idea of an equilibrium is a simplification that is sometimes … Continue reading

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What are the best ways to make a society more competitive, and why?

What are the best ways to make a society more competitive, and why? [ 8/May/21 ] At what level do you want to make anything more competitive? Do you want to destroy it, or do you want to be able … Continue reading

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Social competition is part of human evolution, which is the basis of international conflict and cooperation. Do you agree or not?

Social competition is part of human evolution, which is the basis of international conflict and cooperation. Do you agree or not? [ 7/May/21 ] Social competition is one factor among many contributing to the distributions of characteristics we see in … Continue reading

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