Yearly Archives: 2011

Natural Selection

“Whoever is lead to believe that species are mutable, will do good service by conscientiously expressing his conviction, for only thus can the load of prejudice by which this subject is overwhelmed, be removed.” Charles Darwin, So what-ch-you know about … Continue reading

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Worst Comes to Worst

“As man advances in civilization, and small tribes are united into larger communities, the simplest reason would tell each individual that he ought to extend his social instincts and sympathies to all the members of the same nation, though personally … Continue reading

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We are made of  We are made of DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid is what we are made of We are made of DNA We are made of DNA Strands of Are where all these bodies came from In the story of … Continue reading

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Survival of the Fittest

Yeah, I’m sendin’ this one out to my people Yeah, , , yeah Yeah, we livin’ this ‘til the day that we die Survival of the fit, only the strong survive There’s a war goin’ on outside no man is … Continue reading

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Performance, Feedback, Revision

  So, when I first start writing these evolution raps, about six months ago, Some of the early drafts, they sounded kinda like this: “Yo, yo, the Ain’t no feces, dawg, believe me…” And that’s all I could think of … Continue reading

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Tiktaaliks, kangaroos and hairy apes

Welcome to the Rap Guide to Evolution Blog! We will be taking a closer look at the science behind the lyrics and hopefully intrigue you. This is an interactive discussion, so if you have a comment, idea, spot a mistake … Continue reading

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Group Selection

“Sure, I could get up at dawn, go to a job I hate that does not inspire me creatively whatsoever, or I could get up at noon and learn how to play the sitar” Bill Hicks Survival of the fittest … Continue reading

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Sexual Selection

I’m cocky and single and I got your genes tingling Girl, with my costly signaling Rockin’ the rhythm and all you keep thinkin’ about Is the offspring we’ll bring into the world And you’re awfully tempting, so you got my … Continue reading

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