December 08, 2004

Birds, stone

Reading this...

A bird known by her wing band number, 256, is about to cause a huge flap in genetics, one which could change our understanding of human evolution and bird behaviour and help to prevent another global influenza pandemic.

...provides a useful illustration of a point I was trying to make here. Our old friend Sayyid Qutb puts in an appearance.

Posted by Ideofact at December 8, 2004 09:58 PM