John Searle, the eminent professor of philosophy at U.C. Berkeley, once said that "there is a sense in which materialism is the religion of our time."
We have two millennia of documentation showing how Latin morphed into its daughter languages.
“When, after a Christmas visit, we watch grandma leave on the train to Miami, we assume that the rest of her journey will be an extrapolation of that first quarter-mile.”
Yes, that’s the brother of the late prominent atheist Christopher Hitchens.
Someone should compile a list of articles in science magazines that contain the phrase “proves Darwin right.”