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Nuts, I'm rarely able to write, edit and re-edit enough before edit time expires. Just wanted to add, my main interest here is to find new ways to communicate evolution to people, even those people who "just don't get it" while believing in other strange things.
My moniker "preternat" is not a brag about how preternatural I am (because I'm not, compared to other humans), but it's a reflection of my belief that we humans are "preternaturally" distant from our evolutionary origins. Obviously Mother Nature never planned for us to become so powerful a culture, so in a sense, imo, we're evolutionarily in uncharted and often dangerous territory... which (again imo) can probably help explain our current diseases, successes, psychology, optimistic vs dark natures, and so on. Personally, I'm in my mid-60s, keenly interested in all sciences, but especially interested in evolution. And interested in politics, as in searching for how we can improve on (e.g.) the current state of two-party power and corruption in USA, and how it distracts us from progress in scientific, social issues, and so many other positive endeavors. I'm also a mod at an atheist website, which I would mention here if it weren't for the fact that I'm still rather anonymous as an atheist. I once even considered "infiltrating" Scientology as a member, but fortunately didn't follow through. Perhaps someday I'll get over this handicap of keeping a low, personal profile. (I have kids, too. I've already admitted more than I feel totally comfortable with.)