Friday, February 12, 2010

New Trier's Efforts to Help Haiti

WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight” did a wonderful piece last night profiling New Trier's Maurice Bonhomme who is helping to coordinate efforts to help rebuild St. Joseph School in Petit-Goave, Haiti.

In case you missed it, here is the link:,1 Search for the February 11 segment titled “Helping Haiti” on the right-hand (scrolling) side of the page.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Evidence for Evolution

Richard Dawkins (1941-) supports Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. In his book The Blind Watchmaker (1986) he says that the blind watchmaker is natural selection; so there is no God designing the universe. In his latest book The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution he explicitly addresses the evidence for evolution in response to the fact that 40% of Americans dispute the theory of evolution.

Watch a short video clip for his latest book:

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