this i believe Special Feature: The Theory of Evolution
February marks the 200th anniversary of naturalist Charles Darwin’s birth, and 2009 is the 150th anniversary of the publication of his “On the Origin of Species.” Several essayists from the original This I Believe series were influenced by the theory of evolution, including Darwin’s own grandson. Click the links below to read how these writers balanced science, faith and belief.
- A Hope for Bettering Humanity
- A New Control Over Human Destiny
- What Science Proves
- An Inner Urge to Perfection
- The Directing Force of Primordial Particles
2009 sees the bicentenary of Darwin’s birth, the 150th anniversary of the publication of his seminal work, ‘On the Origin of Species’, and the 800th anniversary of the University of Cambridge.
DARWIN DAY CELEBRATION
Darwin Day is a global celebration of science and reason held on or around Feb. 12, the birthday anniversary of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin. This year marks the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth