more immaculate conceptions


I wrote about the miracle shark, and how, following Pascal’s Wager, we should probably build a shark shrine. Lots of news outlets lately have been reporting on immaculately conceived boa constrictors. Maggie tipped me off about this one, too. A total of 22 female snakes have now earned virgin birth credentials. Personally, I’m getting tired of this. Sharks, snakes, some lizards, and according to the article I’ve linked to, certain termites. Must we worship them all, or is it only primates? It’s exhausting. I’m sticking with my own personal pantheon and I’ll leave the rest up to you.

The latest virgin mother:


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