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Charles Darwin Videos

Videos of Lectures on Charles Darwin and Evolution

Introducing Darwin
Provost Paul Ludden talks about SMU's year-long celebration of the legacy of naturalist Charles Darwin and his impact on Ludden's life.
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Focus on Teaching Evolution
Barbara Forrest, an expert on the intelligent design movement, spoke on "Why Texans Shouldn't Let Creationists Mess With Science Education" on Nov. 11, 2008.
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A History of Earth's Formation
Dr. Richard Carlson, a pioneer in the study of the geologic evolution of the Earth, spoke at SMU on Nov. 12, 2008, as SMU's 2008 Hamilton Visiting Scholar.
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The Evolution of Desire
Evolutionary Psychologist David Buss spoke at SMU on Jan. 26, 2009, about the evolution of the ways that men and women pursue each other.
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The Everyday Practice of Science
Fred Grinnell, author and professor of cell biology, gave a seminar on "Everyday Practice of Science" on Feb. 12, 2009.
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What Darwin's Theory of Evolution Means to Me
SMU student researcher Christina Paulson talks about the impact of Darwin's theory on her life and work as part of a celebration of his 200th birthday.
Darwin’s Gift to Science and Religion
National Medal of Science winner Francisco Ayala spoke on Feb. 20, 2009, about his new book, Darwin’s Gift to Science and Religion.
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For the religiousnutz that can't read: There are

by CincyJiman

A series of videos (3) to educate you about Chuckie Darwin.
1) The Genius of Charles Darwin Part 1 Life, Darwin and Everything
2) The Genius of Charles Darwin Part 2, The Fifth Ape
3) The Genius of Charles Darwin Part 3, God Strikes Back
For those of you that CAN read, it is still a pretty good way to revisit Chuckie's probable actions.

Call to Filmmakers: Invitation to The WGBH Lab

by wgbh_lab_guy1

The WGBH Lab is proud to announce this fall’s Open Call: “Life Stories” (
Inspired by NOVA’s spotlight programming on Darwin and evolution, this Open Call is a marriage of science and creativity. The Lab challenges the general public, independent media makers, emerging talent, and the like to consider their own compelling perspectives or “Life Stories”, craft unique videos, and share their vision with the world.
When Charles Darwin looked at life, he saw that all living things—from the tiniest ant to the largest whale, and even human beings—are related

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Can you answer Charles Darwin Trivia Quiz?

Do you know the answer to any of these questions?????
1) Charles’s Wife, Emma, was a keen and accomplished pianist. From whom did she once receive piano lessons?
A) Fryderyk Chopin
B) Hector Berlioz
C) Franz Liszt

2) When Charles and Emma were first married, they lived in a house in Gower Street, London (now the site of a UCL biology building). What was their nickname for the house?
A) Maer Mansions
B) Macaw Cottage
C) The Boxrooms

3) Which of the following people was NOT left handed?
A) Erasmus Darwin (Charles's…

1. A (from Chopin in Paris)
B - Finches
5. C - The Princess and the Goblin
A - Walter Crick
"Crick replied with not only the answers, but also the beetle and the shell. Both arrived alive, so Darwin put the "wretched" insect in a bottle with chopped ..."
10. B - Australia
"Charles Darwin: The Voyage of the Beagle: Chapter XIX: Australia. ... and he who thinks with me will never wish to walk again in so uninviting a country"
15. Joseph Parslow
" Darwin's family home. Down House…

Why did people dislike the Charles Darwin theory?

Were humans disgusted to know that they came from monkeys. Did humans have a superiority complex that prevented from accepting Darwin's theory?
that prevented them*

When you disturb someone's world view when they are certain that their race or group is superior in some way to every other, you have the recipe for rebellion. Then you have the dummy who asks why monkeys aren't turning into people now when if you read the book, you see that it happened over a geological timespan, which os a little hard to observe, and only in cases where isolation occurred requiring speciation and preventing interbreeding.

Finally, some people just will not believe that humans were caused, not created, because they have a book written three or four…

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