[Marxism] human origins

Carrol Cox cbcox at ilstu.edu
Thu Aug 11 12:55:22 MDT 2005

Charles Brown wrote:
> So, the mass extinction of the dinosaur specieses, with mammals' species
> ending up more fit relative to the radically changed environment, is a prime
> empirical example of Darwin's idea at work, no ?

No. It is a prime example of pure contingency. It was pure accident, an
accident rooted in astronomy, not biology, that the earth is still not
dominated by the dinosaurs up to the present moment.


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