All Blog Posts Tagged 'Charles' (6)

Religion is Anti-Intellectual

The major religions teach people that their version of the history of the world is true. Each of them tells a different story, and yet all claim to be the right one. Of course this can't be the case, there can only be one true path that history has taken, albeit multi-threaded. The odd thing is that Christianity and Islam are rife with messages proposing that one not question the words of the religion, and thereby are not only insulating themselves against a natural tendency to question, but… Continue

Added by Martin Pribble on September 13, 2011 at 11:48pm — No Comments

Secularization Religiosity and Doctrine

Good afternoon everyone! I hope you’re all having a great day. Despite a rather shaky start to the day, everything is now going well and I just read a great article inThe Vancouver Sun, titled …

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Added by Brian Bridson on August 6, 2011 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Charles Darwin & The Tree of Life.



2009 BBC







Charles Darwin & the Tree of life







(Hosted by David Attenborough)












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Added by Kalen on July 9, 2009 at 2:18pm — 7 Comments

10 Fun Facts About Charles Darwin

Everyone knows about Charles Darwin and his theory of natural selection, but did you know that he once ate an owl, just for kicks? Or that he almost didn't make it aboard HMS Beagle because of the shape of his nose? Behold Neatorama's 10 Fun Facts About Charles Darwin:



1. Darwin Once Ate an Owl



Darwin was an inquisitive man. Sure he was curious about nature and all that science stuff, but he's also a guy. So when he saw strange animals, he often wondered… Continue

Added by Morgan Matthew on June 29, 2009 at 2:30am — 7 Comments

Ruth Padel elected first female Oxford professor of poetry - Guardian UK

Charles Darwin's great-great-granddaughter Ruth Padel 'humbled' to win most important academic poetry position in UK

Key paragraph:

Padel has given seminars for the Euroscience Forum Barcelona, the Royal Society and Royal Society of Medicine. In her new role, she will work to unite poetry and science.

Added by David Ross Mann on May 17, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

BBC4 : Darwin My Ancestor part 2

BBC4 : Darwin My Ancestor part 2

Added by David Ross Mann on February 7, 2009 at 9:10pm — No Comments

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