Evolutionary Catch Up

Species usually adapt to different climatic conditions at a rate of only by about 1.00°C (1.80°F) per million years. But if global temperatures are going to rise by about 4.0°C (7.2°F) over the next hundred years as predicted by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) , that is where you get a huge difference in rates.

~ Dr. John J. Wiens source

To survive climate change, a species would either have to evolve 10,000 times faster or migrate to new habitats.


Just Suck It Up

Think of all those ages through which men have had the courage to die, and then remember that we have actually fallen to talking about having the courage to live.

~ G. K. Chesterton (born: 1874-05-29 died: 1936-06-14 at age: 62)

What do you prove by enduring torture of pancreas cancer? Chesterton seems to think suffering has some value in itself.

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