Posts tagged "Plato"

Blame Genesis, not Plato, for delays in evolutionary science

When fellow biologists read Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species in the 19th century, some outspokenly questioned why they didn’t think of it themselves. The evidence was all around them, especially in human guided breeding of animals such as pigeons and dogs. So why was something so obvious not discovered and well defined centuries if not... Read more »

250 Quotes to strengthen our minds

A harvest of philosophy from different times, people and cultures can provide a supplement or alternative to guidance that is typically sought after in religion. 1. “I think, therefore I am.” — René Descartes 2. “I am what I am.” – Popeye the Sailor 3. “Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a... Read more »