Saturday, July 26, 2014

My Year of Darwin: 7/24/2014

 Charles Darwin

"My Dear Emma, I have just finished my sketch of my species theory. If, as I believe that my theory is true & if it be accepted even by competent judge, it will be a considerable step in science." Charles Darwin, Letter to wife Emma Darwin, 5 July 1844

 Darwin's health was failing. He had a >200 page abstract of his theory of natural selection and he knew he was on to something. 

I'm behind on my posts - I know. But reading Game of Thrones and completely absorbed. Finished the second book last night in the wee hours and taking a break until school starts. So I hope. 

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