Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Natural Selection vs. God’s Selection
(Darwinism—Poem I of IV)
Why does the cat curl its tail, to warn the doomed mouse?
Why do rattlesnakes, rattle, and the cobra expand its frill? ...
And the puff-adder swells with its loud hissing: perhaps
to warn the birds and the beasts of their intentions?
Would not this be contrary to Darwin’s Natural Selection?
In that, one cannot produce injurious structures to its
In essence, it would be working against itself—
(a house divided)…
I would think God had thought: let’s warn its prey before
(kind of like, the insect that targets the blinking-eye).