Episode CCXXVI: Aliens on the brain

I’m supposed to talk about aliens, skeptically, tomorrow — the constraints of fitting some science into a mere half hour talk, though, mean that it’s actually going to be fairly narrow talk about why functional constraints don’t dictate the pattern of evolutionary solutions. But if I had a few hours, the nonsense in this video would make for an amusing subject:

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