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Charles Darwin, 1809-1882, English naturalist and author

Darwin's day to day life was kept to a very strict routine in order to help alleviate the many symptoms of the illnesses he suffered throughout his life.


A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities...still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.

Charles Darwin Postage Stamps 966It has always pleased me to exhalt plants in the scale of organized beings.

The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.

I agree with Agassig that dogs possess something very lik a conscience.
Dogs possess some power of self-command, and his does not appear to wholly the result of fear.

ow paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children.

The moral sense perhaps affords the best and highest distinction between man and lower animals.

an is more courageous, pugnacious, and energetic than woman, and has a more inventive genius.

To my imagination it is far more satisfactory to look at [well-adopted species] not as specially endowed or created instincts, but as small consequences of one general law leading to the advancement of all organic being - namely, multiply, vary, let the strongest and the weakest die.

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Creation: Coming Soon to a Theater Near You

by BurpBoohickie

In the upcoming JOHN AMIEL drama, CREATION, contemporary real life couple JENNIFER CONNELLY and PAUL BETTANY play historic real-life couple CHARLES and EMMA DARWIN. We spoke with CONNELLY recently and she talked about how the movie deals with the conflicts of Darwinism and Creationism, it doesn’t preach a particular point of view.

Going to a movie as a conscious political act?

by NewMsLoree

“Creation”, the new film about Charles Darwin, which stars Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly, premieres on Friday, January 22, in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, and Washington, DC.
Says Robert Luhn, Director of Communications at the National Center for Science Education:
“If there is a strong turnout the opening weekend, the movie will stay in theaters longer, which will generate buzz, which will keep it in theaters longer. And that means more people will see Darwin (and his ideas) presented in a more positive light.”

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