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Charles Darwin's children doodled on the back of the original manuscript of “On the Origin of Species.”

Charles Darwin’s children doodled on the back of the original manuscript of “On the Origin of Species.” Thought this was lovely

Quirk And Interest

Fit for Purpose? Darwin’s Excellent and Meaningless Theory

Sermon given at St Chad’s, Shrewsbury, on the occasion of the 2015 Darwin Festival. Reading: Genesis 8:4-13.


Darwin’s Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection is often referred to as “Survival of the Fittest”, a phrase which plants a subtle yet dangerous notion of excellence in the casual listener.

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Roving Homilies

The Wide Wide World of Creationist Sports

When pro athletes start to fight, the officials intervene. What happens when pro sportscasters start to fight about creation and evolution? ESPN has had to silence at least one commentator… 362 more words


On the Origin of Species

I finished reading Charles Darwin’s 1859 classic On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection and reproduce here the final paragraph, an exquisite summation of his study of life. 219 more words


Darwin's Beagle Journals

Here is something for those explorers planning a new year full of exciting travels! On the 27th of December 1831, Charles Darwin (1809 – 1882) embarked on his first journey aboard the HMS Beagle, during which he began to formulate the theory of evolution. 456 more words


Exploring the Galapagos Islands

Learn all about the Galapagos Islands and how they influenced a 26-year old named Charles Darwin.


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