Tag Archives: Stone Age

The Paleo delusion, and a delusion about that delusion

Today at lunch I listened to the latest Point of Inquiry podcast, which was an interview of Marlene Zuk about her new book on common delusions¬†about evolution and the paleolithic life style. ¬†These misconceptions usually run along the lines of … Continue reading

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Perspectives on deep time

The universe is roughly 13.8 billions years old. The universe was 66% of its current age by the time the Sun and Earth formed. Life appears to have begun on Earth when it was around 10% of its current age … Continue reading

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