Yearly Archives: 2012

Rap Guide to Evolution on Living On Earth

Here’s a recent segment on the Public Radio International show “Living on Earth”, featuring songs and a wide-ranging interview about the project. What do hip hop and Darwin have in common? According to rapper Baba Brinkman, a lot. He’s the … Continue reading

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Artificial Selection

Artificial selection, it starts with a question How did people ever get cows, chickens and pigs And other animals and plants to act so domestic? We took them from the wild and we bred them, brethren Welcome to the Charles … Continue reading

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Tennessee Monkey Trials (Cross post)

Cross posted from Last Wednesay Jamie and I performed the Rap Guide to Evolution for a group of 120 students and teachers at Union County High School in East Tennessee, and I’m proud but also sorry to say there … Continue reading

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Creationist Cousins

Creationist cousins, they’re my relations, I love ‘em But when they talk about Jesus and Revelations and Judges I’ve gotta take it up with them ‘Cause there’s a better explanation for the place that we come from, okay? Creationist cousins, … Continue reading

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Response to a Concerned Teacher’s Comment

Recently a (very amusing) comment was posted on the video page for Natural Selection, which deserves a comprehensive response. Catherine Borgard writes: I loved this and I would really like to use a version of it in my high school … Continue reading

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Darwin’s Acid

In Darwin spilled the first splashes Of his , and the effects were like magic Burning human arrogance into ashes In pretty much the same way that did No, the stars don’t shine just to improve the view from earth … Continue reading

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Sicker than your ; picture Any artistic practice, with musicians or actors Or ; just pick an example And imagine the competitive advantages That would come with if you have the gift Now picture the artist with , and with … Continue reading

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I’m A African

I’m a African, And I know what’s happenin’ I’m a African, I’m a African know what’s happenin’ You a African? You a African? Do you know what’s happenin’? I’m a African, I’m a African No I wasn’t born in Ghana … Continue reading

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