Due on Nov.25, 2020
Choose one of the topics listed below and write a 500-word essay to express your individual views on evolution and natural selection.
Please cite any additional book or online resources you refer to. It would be considered as plagiarism if you directly copy any sentence from other’s work without claim.
You may choose to write an additional 500-word essay on the other topic. According to the quality of your essays, 3 extra points may be added on your grade of Exam 3.
- Creationists have argued that if students learn that humans descended from animals and are, in fact, a type of animal, these impressionable youngsters will take this fact as permission to act on their “Animal instincts”. What do you think of this claim?
- The theory of natural selection has been applied to human culture in many different realms. For instance, there is a general belief in the United States that “survival of the fittest” determines which people are rich and which are poor. How are the forces that produce differences in wealth among individuals like natural selections? How are they different?