Joined: Oct. 2006
Trout is the real deal.
(Treading very carefully...) He writes with great fervor about randomness and genetics:
|I've caught folks trying to tell me that DNA is a random assembly of nucleotide base pairs. Random. Think about it… if DNA were "random", I should have no reasonable expectation that my offspring would be human. Or even viable as an organism. And oh yeah, I wouldn't even be here. You see, these folks are all over the map.|
In 2000, his infant son was born with a genetic condition known as Trisomy 13, and died after just 18 days. I wouldn't wish pain like that on anyone. But it makes one wonder about the motivations for his position, vis my essay here.
Myth: Something that never was true, and always will be.
"The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you."
- David Foster Wallace
"Hereâ€™s a clue. Snarky banalities are not a substitute for saying something intelligent. Write that down."
- Barry Arrington