Mammalian fossil exhibits at the Smithsonian claim that humans and all mammals descended from the “first mammal,” perhaps Morganucodon.
I give here a short sample of just one of the passages in “Tintern Abbey” where Wordsworth reports undergoing what might be described as a moment of epiphany.
Consideration of Erasmus Darwin’s writings suggests that his unbelief could well have been father to the thought in the matter of his evolutionary speculations.
The fatal flaw with metaphysical vitalism was that it invariably led to circular reasoning.
In Wesley J. Smith’s phrase, in the present cultural moment, we have witnessed “the French Revolution attacking the American Revolution.”