Juan Enriquez can give a presentation. Funny and fascinating, Enriquez extracts laughter from an unlikely source: the collapse of our global economy. Then, quoting author Louis L’Amour, Enriquez imagines life after the deluge: "There will be a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning."
Yesterday was Charles Darwin's 200th birthday, and it has been about 150 years since he published The Origin of Species. And still, almost two-thirds of Americans alive today believe that life on Earth has either always existed in its present forms, or has changed over time under the conscious and direct guidance of God (thanks to a substantive barrage of research from The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life).