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Darwin"s nightmare

Mike Knowles

Darwin"s nightmare

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Published by ECW Press in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Mode of access: Internet.

StatementMike Knowles
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.4.K66 D37 2008, PS8621.N D37 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p. ;
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25543657M
ISBN 101550228420
ISBN 109781550228427
OCLC/WorldCa222518862

  Darwin's Nightmare movie reviews & Metacritic score: Darwin's Nightmare is a tale about humans between the North and South, about globilization and 84%(18).


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While. June 18th, was a rough day for Charles Darwin. On that day, he watched his worst nightmare seemingly unfold right in front of his eyes.

“All my originality, whatever it may amount to, will be smashed,” he wrote to a friend, fearing. It would become one of the most important books ever written. Darwin drew fierce criticism from the Church and some of the press.

Many people were shaken by the book. Scientist Charles Darwin once asserted that ""a scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections -- a mere heart of stone."" Indeed, his objective take on evolution asserted in The Origin of Species shook the foundations of traditional religion to its core.

Darwin's Nightmare Forty years ago, a voracious predator was introduced into the waters of Tanzania's Lake Victoria where it quickly extinguished the entire stock of native fish.

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