A Simple Idea

by An Ordinary Man (the novel)

“Three separate images materialized on the large screens over his head. To the students’ left was a sensible snowshoe hare, in the center an extravagant jackrabbit, and to the right the spare marsh rabbit.”

Great Dane

The idea is simple; if we can breed anything from a Chihuahua to a Great Dane through human selection, Nature should be able to breed anything from a snowshoe hare:

photo by Susan Teel

to a jackrabbit:

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to a swamp rabbit:

Photo Barry Mansell ©

through natural selection.  That’s all Darwin was saying.  The process does not have to be construed as God-less; some of us equate Nature with Him, making Him the Selector.

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