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We now know not only of the existence of a break between the living and non-living world, but also that it represents the most dramatic and fundamental of all the discontinuities of nature.
Michael Denton, Evolution: A Theory in Crisis
A Secular Questioning of Neo-Darwinism
A critical response to Daniel Dennett's Breaking the Spell
In this age of narrow specialization and the proliferation of technical vocabularies virtually incomprehensible to outsiders, the role of science books written specifically for a general audience is absolutely critical.
After debating the current status of evolutionary theory with a molecular biologist, I was invited by her to read Futuyma’s Evolution in order to further educate myself on the subject, and perhaps become convinced that current theory generally explains the nature of evolution, with fundamentally little left to discover.
Having done so, I am left with the following three impressions: