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The Greatest Show on Earth, Chapter 13

Chapter-by-chapter thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by John C. Snider © 2009 Chapter 13: There is grandeur in this view of life Well, here we are: the big finish.  Dawkins chooses to … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth, Chapter 12

Chapter-by-chapter thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by John C. Snider © 2009 Chapter 12: Arms races and ‘evolutionary theodicy’ More bad news for the Creationists.  Not only is the Creator apparently whimsical … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth, Chapter 11

Chapter-by-chapter thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by John C. Snider © 2009 Chapter 11: History written all over us Creationists will find it increasingly difficult to explain away the evidence presented in … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth, Chapter 10

Chapter-by-chapter thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by John C. Snider © 2009 Chapter 10: The tree of cousinship Homology.  The fact that, say, mammals all share the same basic body plan, and … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth, Chapter 9

Chapter-by-chapter thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by John C. Snider © 2009 Chapter 9: The ark of the continents Dawkins points out that geography has a profound impact on evolution: the landscape … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth, Chapter 8

Chapter-by-chapter thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by John C. Snider © 2009 Chapter 8: You did it yourself in nine months One of the most frequent objections to evolution voiced by Creationists … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth, Chapter 7

Chapter-by-chapter thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by John C. Snider © 2009 Chapter 7: Missing persons?  Missing no longer I am not a biologist, nor am I an anatomist, much less a … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth, Chapter 6

Chapter-by-chapter thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by John C. Snider © 2009 Chapter 6: Missing link?  What do you mean, ‘missing’? Okay, now the rubber hits the road.  As Dawkins points out, … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth, Chapter 5

Chapter-by-chapter thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by John C. Snider © 2009 Chapter 5: Before our very eyes This chapter is both a necessary step in covering the gamut of arguments in … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth, Chapter 4

Chapter-by-chapter thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by John C. Snider © 2009 Chapter 4: Silence and slow time Oooh, the colors!  The Greatest Show on Earth boasts four sections of full-color illustrations, … Continue reading

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