Charles Darwin, Blogger

Darwin selfies???

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Charles Robert Darwin is one of the most polarizing intellectuals ever. For the last 150 years or so he has been considered evil incarnate by some or a saint by others. There was no middle ground, you either loved him or hated him. He was, therefore, the original Justin Bieber of natural history (By the way, I consider Craig Venter as the JB of modern science…).

The thing is that Darwin was neither demon or angel; he was simply a product of his culture and upbringing, like we all are, but unlike many of us, he was able to transcend his background and the preconceptions of his time and gave us one of the most remarkable examples of “out of the box” thinking.

Darwin formulated one of the best-argued explanations of how the wonderful diversity of life on our planet (and possibly, nah, most likely, elsewhere) is generated. That…

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