Tortoise and Achilles

What the Tortoise said to Achilles, by Lewis Carroll

What follows is a short story written by Lewis Carroll, and published in 1895. It explores some anomalies of Logic, suggesting that it’s incomplete, or empirical. This famous piece drew responses from celebrated logicians such as Bertrand Russel, and Peter Winch. Achilles had overtaken the Tortoise, and had seated himself comfortably on its back. “So you’ve

Heteropaternal Superfecundation

Heteropaternal superfecundation is common in animals such as cats and dogs. Stray dogs often produce litters in which every puppy has a different father. Though rare in humans, many cases have been documented. In 1810, American physician John Archer documented a case in which a white woman gave birth to mixed twins one white, one

Dawkins on Darwin Event Images

“There is real poetry in the world, science is the poetry of reality” – Richard Dawkins Knowledge is each and every individual’s right, and the fact that we are surrounded by biased media twisting major scientific facts and breakthroughs into blasphemous conjectures doesn’t really serve the purpose. This is why “Freethought Lebanon”, on CLAFA’s 4th