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Mike Sutton
Mike Sutton
Dr Mike Sutton is the author of 'Nullius in Verba: Darwin's greatest secret'.
Jul. 20, 2015 4:29 am
Now here's a curious thing When I added explanatory text to explain an image of Patrick Matthew's trees, from his 1831 book 'On Naval Timber and Arboriculture' - on a blog post - there is absolutely no way I could have known what shape - if any - the words under the image would form. Anyone who has written on BestThinking, and the CEO - Bob Butler - can affirm that fact. Because the...  Read More
Jul. 17, 2015 9:36 am
A year has passed since Thinker Books published my book Nullius in Verba: Darwin's greatest secret . Over these past 12 months I have trumpeted from the rooftops the fact that the book contains my original myth-busting discoveries about the veracious history of the discovery of natural selection. A paper was presented at an academic conference and then published in a peer reviewed journal ...  Read More
Jul. 16, 2015 4:47 am
' When a number of conflicting theories co-exist, any point on which they all agree is the one most likely to be wrong. ' ( Macfarlane 1984, p. 253 ). I have no idea about whether or not Macfarlane's Law has universal applicability. He applied it to the story of the discovery and development of penicillin as a useful myth-busting device in his work to show the Fleming eclipsed role of...  Read More
Jul. 14, 2015 4:09 am
First, a bit about me This blog post is about the real possibility that a game-changing scientific discovery of alien life has been made, which will have unimaginable consequences for human society. And because that sounds plain weird and overwrought, I find it necessary to add some points about my own essential research philosophy before proceeding with some ideas regarding the possible...  Read More
Jul. 13, 2015 9:24 am
This blog post conveys a message in the form of a minimally edited news brief sent to me by Professor Milton Wainwright of Sheffield University, England, following my first blog post , here on Best Thinking, about his team's incredible discoveries in the stratosphere. Hi. Thank you for showing interest in our work. As you can imagine, we are getting considerable interest, so I have put...  Read More
Jul. 11, 2015 5:33 am
Last year my five year daughter caught chicken pox. We kept her off school until the point at which she was no longer infectious, which is when all the spots had scabbed over. That took ten days. Then we received a letter form the school insisting we meet personally with the headmistress because our daughter's attendance had fallen below their target for all children. A visit to the school sorted...  Read More
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