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Adalbert is a forum for me, to post ephemera, photography, poetry, occasional travel notes, and various spontaneous motions. Cover photo: Parsonage where my great-grandfather spent his early years. Taken near Liegnitz, Silesia, ca. 1870.

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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Dr Miles on the Origin of Man



Dr Miles, or the front representing him, dismissed natural selection in this essay.  The reasoning meandered incoherently;  the author's use of the Heidelberg Jaw was clumsy and awkward.  The writer lacked awareness of the idea of a common ancestor among simians.

Why aren't monkeys turning into people now?

A joke from another page of this strange almanac:

"Papa, did Edison make the first talking machine?"
"No, son, the Lord made the first talking machine, but Edison made the first one that could be shut off at will."  
RIMSHOT!

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