A less class-bound kind of protectiveness was shown to Darwin in the United States by Professor Asa Gray of Harvard University.
How was Darwinian theory, despite its lack of empirical support or even semblance of verisimilitude, able to advance to its present position of orthodoxy?
The arresting historical vignette of Darwin’s fraught meeting with Bradlaugh and Aveling at his country retreat would doubtless make for a good TV docudrama.
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.
Some modern archaeologists have even gone so far as to claim that the archetype of the Great Mother has been a mythic universal.