Re: [asa] An evolutionary hymn

From: Gregory Arago <>
Date: Sat Jun 20 2009 - 18:14:07 EDT

Don,t blame him, the hymner, or her. It just ,evolved, that way. Didn,t you know? ,Nature, selected it...and so it is, end of story! The environment prevails, even in poetry! Harmony and rhyme are discardables in the ,evolutionary hymnals,. And even Michael Roberts becomes a non-Darwinian as far as he endorses ,planned and guided,.

--- On Sun, 6/21/09, Iain Strachan <> wrote:

From: Iain Strachan <>
Subject: Re: [asa] An evolutionary hymn
To: "Michael Roberts" <>
Received: Sunday, June 21, 2009, 1:11 AM

Took us/Fluke, us?

That has to be one of the most appalling rhymes I've ever seen!


On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 9:44 PM, Michael Roberts <> wrote:

Pinched from a forum, sung to the tune of the Day thou gavest;
Fortissimo et majestoso. Vox Simiana.

The Age Thou gavest, Lord, has ended -
Our sapience grew at Thy behest.
We've reached the goal that Thou intended,
Because our DNA's the best.

Thy call required that we disbanded
Our frolics in the primal sea.
And when upon the beach we landed
We raised our fins in praise to Thee.

Poor in this world, yet still Thou took us
(Didst not disdain our single cell)
Though unexpected, we're no fluke, us,
Planned and guided (can't you tell?).

Come Lucy, Ida, Piltdown chorus!
Blessed be the genes that let you praise!
We precious primates, He'll adore us,
Through earth's eternal remade days.

Non timeo sed caveo
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