Charles Darwin: Evolution and the story of our species

The man who struggled with his own ideas

Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection made us rethink our place in the world. The idea that humans shared a common ancestor with apes was a challenge to the foundations of western civilisation.

Darwin kept silent for 20 years before going public and was only half joking when he described writing his book 'On the Origin of Species' as 'like confessing a murder'. This is the story of one man’s struggle with the most radical idea of all time.

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How are you going to celebrate it? I'm not sure there's such a thing as "we atheists" to be honest.

"I'm not sure there's such a thing as "we atheists" You have to explain that to me Strega.

But I meant we Atheists as individuals and Atheists Organisations to celebrate Darwin's Day 12Feb and to campaign for the creation of an international Darwin day.  

Well, technically, there seems to be an assumption that if you are an atheist, you also believe in evolution, global climate change, the big bang, etc...when, in fact, it merely means we don't believe in supernatural deities.  

For example, theoretically, somewhere there exists a heterosexual Birkenstock owner, an atheist who thinks evolution is only a theory, a republican who is working to solve global climate change, etc.


pizza and beer, origin of the Sasquatch, punch a creationist, procreate, bark and hoot, derive a sense of purpose, eat cake with milk or tea..


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