…And yet you can still benefit tremendously, just as we benefit every day from Newtons “Laws,” even though they have been found to be not precisely true in all circumstances. I never make any bones about the fact that I don’t believe in any supreme being, and I’m as convinced of the overwhelming evidence in support for evolution as I am that the universe is heliocentric and not geocentric, as was believed by virtually everyone until only about 1,000 years ago. And evolution is observed to happen all around us. Stephan experiences it every day in the lab. What many people don’t realize is that the facts point overwhelmingly toward evolution. American teachers have been tying their hands with the same wimpy anecdotes for decades. Evolution is not just about the fossil record and a few moths somewhere; it’s a dynamic process that’s happening around us at all times. I’m constantly dealing with it in the lab. For example, sometimes by chance I’ll create a mutant strain of yeast that grows slowly. I’ll streak it out on a petri dish. Five days later, one out of twenty of the colonies growing on that plate will have mutated into faster-growing strains….