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The portrait is Charles Darwin, age 31, in 1840

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Comment by Dr. Terence Meaden on September 27, 2008 at 3:14am
---Charles Darwin is one of the all-time great scientists. Indeed he is great among greats---like Newton and Einstein, working independently at the highest, most thorough level ahead of his time. His theory is of course all about evolution rather than actual 'origins', although he ponders the point with his thoughts about some suitable "warm little pond" being a possible start to life. No-one before him had even said as much as that about the possible origin of life.

Jim Ashby
---Ah, seeing that "I’ll be a monkey’s uncle" began as a sarcastic remark made by non-acceptors of Darwinism, it is not surprising that they displayed their further ignorance of the subject by inverting the 'genealogy'.

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---No, I am not using facebook. This is my current meeting place. Cheers.
Comment by Scottishatheist15 on September 26, 2008 at 8:03pm
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Comment by Zerosmelt on September 17, 2008 at 3:07pm
Its somewhat ironic that darwin is the picture choice for this group since darwin didn't actually make any claims about the origins of anything. Despite what the title of his books seems to suggest.

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