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Descent With Modification

Does Natural Selection Really Explain What Makes Evolution Succeed?

James A. Shapiro | Posted 10.12.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

Did Wallace and Darwin hit the nail on the head and identify the crucial process of biological diversification? To most people, and especially to the evolutionist profession, the answer is so obviously "Yes" that even to pose the question subjects the person asking to abuse.

Variation and Selection: What's the Difference? What Are the Issues?

James A. Shapiro | Posted 07.17.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

How could natural selection operate so that "the good ones spread in the population" if there were no positive variants in the first place? That is why I am confounded by Jerry Coyne's comment that he can explain natural genetic engineering by "garden variety natural selection."