Charles Darwin, who first advanced the theory of evolution, to the chagrin of creationists everywhere.
Rather than castigate those who deny evolution, it is more useful to consider their arguments to help science explain it better
The fossil remains which have caused all the consternation.
Jochen Fuss, Nikolai Spassov, David R. Begun, Madelaine Böhme/via Wikimedia Commons
The theory that humankind originated in Europe is an old one. It was abandoned in 1924 when the first Australopithecus was discovered in South Africa.
Going up the stairs one animals asks another, “I’m a species. Are you too?”
There was no concept of biological species before the late 17th century in natural history. So why did we get a concept of species in the first place? What is “species” needed for? The answer is that the…