It is appropriate that Fortuna’s emblematic representation with her ubiquitous wheel should have gone on to become the prototype of the modern roulette wheel.
Darwin found himself in the unhappy position of having his faith undermined by what he saw as the non-directed processes of geological and biological evolution.
The term demythologization is today most frequently associated with the mid 20th-century German theologian Rudolf Bultmann.
The lure of Lamarck was exemplified most strikingly in the case of Viennese biologist Paul Kammerer and the unhappy affair of the “midwife toad.”
Darwin reports Haughton’s verdict as having been that “all that was new in there was false, and what was true was old.”