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Holy elephants vs. atheist mammoths: Why do elephants have big ears and mammoths small ears? And might the answer suggest something about the evolution of religion and irreligion?

Mammoths have small ears. Why is that? In a science section article today, the New York Times offers the following explanation: Mammoths, despite their association with the frozen north, originated in the tropics when they split apart from elephants some seven million years … Continue reading

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“Horton Hears a Who”, Alvin Plantinga, and a Tree Stump in Ireland

In Dr. Seuss’s famous children’s book, Horton Hears a Who, an elephant equipped with giant elephant ears can hear the voices of very, very tiny “people” that really are there, lurking among the grasses. Others cannot hear them (because they … Continue reading

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