Monday, September 23, 2013

Evolving Views at the U of Iowa

According to Inside Higher Ed today, there is one of those evolutionary brouhahas that seem to arise periodically - this time at the University of Iowa. 

It seems that a faculty member wrote a blog piece trying to reconcile religion and science and said in passing that there were flaws in the theory of evolution. You can read the blog piece at And you can read the Inside Higher Ed piece at To yours truly, it reads as if the author was trying to build a bridge, although maybe a bridge too far.

Nonetheless, it's an excuse - once again - for a reading of the early 20th century poem, Evolution, which takes what some might term poetic license with the concept:

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