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Reading material: The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin


In full.

From Part 1, Chapter 7;


… Geographical distribution is often brought into play unconsciously and sometimes consciously; so that forms living in two widely separated areas, in which most of the other inhabitants are specifically distinct, are themselves usually looked at as distinct; but in truth this affords no aid in distinguishing geographical races from so-called good or true species….

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Charles and Emma: The Darwin's Leap of Faith by Deborah Heiligman

Though much is known about Charles Darwin’s theories of natural selection and evolution, less is known about his courtship and marriage to Emma Wedgwood, his first cousin. 234 more words

Darwin's Theories in "Our Society at Cranford"

The narrator in Elizabeth Gaskell’s poem describes her many visits to Cranford in an endearing though critical way.  She loves the ladies who are in that society, but thinks the way in which they conduct themselves and hide from the modern world is eccentric.  380 more words

Ain't That Peculiar?

Dear Friends,

Manny and I should have known something was up the day we went to the Natural History Museum in London. All the signs were there but we weren’t very observant. 149 more words


300 Days of Beer - Day 36

Day 36 – 25th February 2015

For me, today is pay day.  This means I’ve made it through another month without running out of money or the will to live. 98 more words

300 Days Of Beer

Creation, Winter Retreat: Part One

The other week I attended a winter retreat sponsored by the Fellowship of Bible Churches at Camp Tohiblo in Mercersburgh, Pa, and the featured speakers were the Institute of Creation Research’s Dr. 988 more words