I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing

He, he. ‘We can give billions of dollars to green energy research.’ ‘And that will enable us to replace gasoline with sunbeams?’ ‘Nothing lost in trying.’ ‘Except the billions of dollars.’ ‘That is taxpayer money. If we don’t take it from them, people will just waste it on their own families, instead of it being …

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The Dull Clang of Settled Science

I believe there is genetic influence on human behaviour. Call it human nature if you like. In between theology and philosophy I had time for a little bit of science. One of the units I took was Sociobiology – a branch of population genetics devoted to understanding genetic influence on animal behaviour. There is no …

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