You would think that a book entitled On the Origin of Species would have no difficulty at all defining such a central term. When you examine that publication for clarification of the word species, Darwin’s only attempt is found here: No one definition has as yet satisfied all naturalists; yet every naturalist knows vaguely what he means when he speaks of a species. Generally, the term includes the unknown element of a distinct act of creation.
I’m pretty sure you thought it could not get any sillier than the City of New York announcing there are 31 genders from which people can now describe themselves. That’s right, you can now use a minimum of 31 gender designations when making references to human beings. The city fathers assure us that any violation of such designations will not end in a fine or jail, yet. Facebook lists between 56 and 58 depending on when you asked them, while
Where does life come from? There are two basic answers to this question which descend from either the acceptance or denial of a Creator. The first is a stance that most Americans adopt: seeing God as the originator of life. The other alternative is the materialistic acceptance of evolution that is dogmatically promoted in our schools and public media.