Bad metaphors are like using the wrong tool: You feel like you're doing work, but nothing is getting accomplished. Read More >
Evolution is a complex scientific theory that can be hard to wrap the mind around. To help us grasp evolution, we sometime employ metaphors; powerful conceptual tools that help us understand new concepts by connecting them to ideas we are familiar with. However just as the right metaphor can go a long way in guiding our learning, so the wrong metaphor can be dangerously misleading. Here are some examples of metaphors (bad and good) common to the origins conversation.
Evolutionary theory can be hard to wrap the mind around. But there are some metaphors that can go a long way toward helping us grasp this complex subject. Read More >