Evolution

Why Does Greenpeace like Butterflies?

January 13, 2019 // 1 Comment

In the past, I have asked what appears to be, at first glance, two very silly sounding questions toward Greenpeace. Why do they like watermelons? And why do they like grapefruits? As nonsensical as these questions sound, they are, in my opinion, the most important ones to be asking the organisation right now. This is because they show Greenpeace’s opposition to GMOs to be based on ideology, ignorance, and fear, and not a concern for the environment. They show that their position isn’t just [...]

#158 – Guns Germs and Steel

February 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

https://theleagueofnerdsradio.files.wordpress.com/2017/01/158.mp3 Guns Germs and Steel, what is all the fuss! If you were under a rock Crash Course started then stopped a new series on human Geography in which it was heavily implied that Jared Diamond’s magnum opus had racist undertones. Bear in mind we recorded this episode in 2016 so sorry it is a little out of date, but now that the dust has cleared no one can accuse us of trying to feed off youtube drama. By no means a great theory or [...]