Many atrocities were perpetrated on Aboriginal communities because of these evolutionary beliefs.
After I released a lamb that had got its head stuck in a fence, it ran halfway across the field to a ewe and immediately started suckling.
In your article about housework ("Germ warfare", 14 January), you said that after washing dishes we should "rinse with plenty of water, preferably hot". Wouldn't it save money if they were rinsed with the cold water that comes directly from the mains?
Mosquito bites frequently induce a sharp sting in people and some animals, with severe evolutionary consequences for the mosquito when it gets swatted.
Like everyone else, they were descended from Noah, who built and managed the Ark, and from a people who developed an advanced civilization around the Tower of Babel.
The Aborigines of Australia lost some of their technological know-how—it can happen in a generation if parents do not pass it on to their children.