Originally, I only created an account because I wanted to create a page on Capalert.com. A website I've been frequenting sense the 1st Harry Potter movie was in theaters. A friend of mine noted that the guy who runs the website hatted Harry Potter, but loved Marry Poppins. Wikipedia has nice, fair, and objective article on the Child Care Action Project. But I feel a more honest article is needed. Hence, it's creation. I might contribute to other articles, but I don't know.
Evolution and Wallace
Anti-evolution is the center piece of the anti-science movement. Sense one of my goals is to fight the anti-science movement, I added Alfred Russel Wallace to the article on Evolution and created a page about him. I’ve become a kind of Wallace groupie sense I first found out about him in Biology at San Jose City College.
I think he’s important because he shows that Evolution wasn’t all Darwin’s work. (Indeed the idea of evolution pre-dates Darwin.) It also shows that someone else worked out Natural Selection independently of Darwin. These facts go straight to the concept of ‘’Darwinism’’ so many Creationists talk about.
What interests me the most about him is that, he wrote on so much more than Natural Selection. He’s credited as co-discovorer almost as an accident of history. The paper he wrote wasn’t intended for publication and was presented without his permission. That just boggles the my mind.
On top of that, his was a believer in spiritualism. I think spiritualism is bunk, but that is the beauty of it. It doesn't matter what Wallace believed. Or what Darwin believed. It’s the evidence, the observations, and the experiments. So many Creationists just don’t get that. They go on and on about Darwin (but Wallace is such a better target! But they’ll never know it, what an irony) and think that saying mean things about him discredits the facts.
United States Constitution
I plan of fleshing out that article as well. Conservatives love to misuse and abuse the Constitution. This is an essay I wrote about my views. More to come.
Early Watchmaker Argument
In crossing a heath, suppose I pitched my foot against a stone, and were asked how the stone came to be there; I might possibly answer, that, for anything I knew to the contrary, it had lain there forever: nor would it perhaps be very easy to show the absurdity of this answer. But suppose I had found a watch upon the ground, and it should be inquired how the watch happened to be in that place; I should hardly think of the answer I had before given, that for anything I knew, the watch might have always been there. (...) There must have existed, at some time, and at some place or other, an artificer or artificers, who formed [the watch] for the purpose which we find it actually to answer; who comprehended its construction, and designed its use. (...) Every indication of contrivance, every manifestation of design, which existed in the watch, exists in the works of nature; with the difference, on the side of nature, of being greater or more, and that in a degree which exceeds all computation. |William Paley|Natural Theology (1802)