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Silurian, Homo reptilia…what’s in a name?

The Silurians - The Defence Unit (Photo credit: >Rooners)

There’s quite a lot of liberty taken with science in Doctor Who, but that’s never bothered me.  It’s a fun, romping, thoroughly entertaining show which I almost always enjoy — and I absolutely love the timey-wimey paradoxes Steven Moffat comes up with.  Some episodes have even risen to the level of interesting social commentary or moving emotional content.  However, this post isn’t supposed to be a paean of praise for Doctor Who.  Instead, I’d like to rant about a particular peeve of mine. Continue reading