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Mistakes Charles Darwin Made in his Autobiography

My English teacher has assigned me to read the autobiography of Charles Darwin. Now that I have finished reading the autobiography, I am assigned to write an essay on it. 630 more words


Famed climate change warrior and former Iowan headlines Darwin Day in Iowa City

Iowans have an opportunity to hear from a hero in the battle to halt or reverse climate change.

The event is the annual Iowa City Darwin Day, actually a two-day symposium to honor Charles Darwin, the naturalist whose book, “On the Origin of Species,” posited evolution as an explanation for the diversity of life on Earth. 371 more words


The Law of Balance and the Grave Dangers of Imbalance

Contrary to what Darwin believed, it is not competition, or the struggle for life, which was later rephrased by Herbert Spencer as the “survival of the fittest,” but mutually-beneficial cooperation and coexistence, that is the principle Law of Nature. 1,497 more words

Act III: The Glorious Miracle Of Life

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“You must remember that you are my prime treasure (and always have been)” From Emma Darwin to Charles in one of her letters.

A year ago today I said yes. 67 more words


Brazilian Days (051): February 20

Brazilian Days 051

February 20




Ban on the use of satin fabrics and luxury  articles by slaves. 

1832… 94 more words


The foundations of novelty

Yesterday, I was leafing through the journalist Charles Duhigg’s recent book Smarter, Faster, Better when my eye was caught by a discussion of a study conducted several years ago by two professors at Northwestern University. 1,330 more words


Love and Compassion are Necessities, Not Luxuries

Love and Compassion are Necessities, Not Luxuries” – the Dalai Lama.

One of my favorite runs of the year is coming up. Two weeks to go. 982 more words