What Came First, The Chicken Or The Egg?

You knew the question “Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Was hard, but maybe you didn’t realize it was so complex. But in three and a half fast-talking minutes Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown from AASP Science use the multiple answers to this nearly 2000-year-old question to teach a little about evolution.

 

 

You can sort of see why Creationism survives – you don’t have to do all this hard thinking, instead just deciding that whichever God happened to make was first. However, Richard Dawkins also takes a simple approach, saying, “The egg of course. The chicken is only an egg’s way of making another egg.”

However, if you like the fact that the world is a complex place which requires some hard thinking here are some more places to follow the topic.

Read more: http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/what-came-first-chicken-or-egg

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