Granny Pause

Does Darwinism Care About You Even When You Are Old & Well Past It?

Once upon a time (2006), I was having lunch at Biola University in California with an eager young Darwinist who declared that "evolution doesn't care about you when you are old!"

Well, he was young and I was old.

In fact, tax-funded Darwinists, known as "evolutionary psychologists," have begun—contrary to my young dinner companion's effort to dismiss oldsters as irrelevant to Darwinism—to try to explain what we used to think of as "just plain being old" in terms of Darwinism. They do this even though old people can rarely be relevant to natural selection, either as Darwin preached it or as neo-Darwinism preaches it now. We don't...


is a Canadian journalist, author, and blogger. She blogs at Blazing Cat Fur, Evolution News & Views, MercatorNet, Salvo, and Uncommon Descent.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #14, fall 2010 Copyright © 2020 Salvo |


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