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Happy 200th Birthday, Charles Darwin

The evolution of the most powerful idea in science, originated by a man who was born in Shrewsbury, England, on February 12, 1809. Here's how Darwin's theory survives, thrives and reshapes the world

Darwin Speaks: "How faithlessness stalked me"

An "interview" with Charles Darwin in which he describes how he became a student of nature, his initiation into the theory of evolution, and his religious scruples. It seemed he knew the trouble he was getting into

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A Skeptic's Take on the Public Misunderstanding of Darwin

On the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birthday two myths persist about evolution and natural selection

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Darwin on a Godless Creation: "It's like confessing to a murder"

200 years after the birth of Charles Darwin, his theory of evolution still clashes with the creationist beliefs of some organized religions. For him personally, it meant the end of his belief in creation by God

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Charles Darwin and Associates, Ghostbusters

When the scientific establishment put a spiritualist on trial, the co-discoverers of natural selection took opposing sides

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