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David Klinghoffer
Alfred Russel Wallace
Image: Alfred Russel Wallace, plaster relief by A. Bruce-Joy, via Wikimedia Commons.

Charles Darwin’s colleague and co-discover of the theory of evolution by natural selection decamped from strict Darwinism…for intelligent design. Not nearly enough people know that. If just one new fact could be conveyed to every college student learning about the development of evolutionary theory, I’d say that should be the one. As facts go, it is extremely eloquent.

Here’s an easy way to get the news out. Share Wallace’s own words, conveyed in a brief video from Discovery Institute:

See also my comments from last week on the subject, “Fun Game: Ask Your Darwinist Friends, ‘Guess Who Said This?’” I give the full quote there.

David Klinghoffer

Senior Fellow and Editor, Evolution News
David Klinghoffer is a Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute and the editor of Evolution News & Science Today, the daily voice of Discovery Institute’s Center for Science & Culture, reporting on intelligent design, evolution, and the intersection of science and culture. Klinghoffer is also the author of six books, a former senior editor and literary editor at National Review magazine, and has written for the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Seattle Times, Commentary, and other publications. Born in Santa Monica, California, he graduated from Brown University in 1987 with an A.B. magna cum laude in comparative literature and religious studies. David lives near Seattle, Washington, with his wife and children.

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