I recently came across a diagram of the Hillis Plot, reproduced below:
Though its lacking legible detail at this scale, I find it incredibly inspiring, and totally amazing! It is an evolutionary tree produced by David M. Hillis and his colleagues, laid out in a circle so more species names can be added. The thicker, blurred dark line around the edge of the circle above is actually a list of 3000 species! Here’s a close up of a section of it:
So, really incredible, especially when you consider it only represents about 0.18% of the species that have ...!-->!-->
A selection of posts
Are dolphins moral agents? Exploring altruism, and reports of dolphins saving humans
On the irritation of some UK newspapers, and my irritation with them.
Considering the moral code of sex and violence in video games.