Charles Darwin, The Father Of Evolution

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Layden Butler
Mrs.Warrem
Bio I dual credit
14 December 2015
Evolution
Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, wisely stated, “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” This statement directly reflects my opinion on the theory of evolution and that of Charles Darwin. Our species has evolved over time and adapted to the conditions that faced us. Charles Darwin, his background and discoveries, along with the evolution of human beings over time prove with great detail just how necessary and realistic evolution is. In most cases, the argument about evolution brings up one’s religious values. However, the clear science behind the many theories of evolution outweighs and all religious arguments about this topic. Humans, and many other species, have distinct connections to the organisms of our past and will continue to change in order to for the future of our civilization.
Darwin’s Background
To start off, Darwin’s childhood and background are much different than what may be expected. Charles Darwin was born on the 12th of February, 1809. Darwin’s birthplace was is Shrewsbury, England to Robert and Susannah Darwin. His grandfather, Erasmus Darwin, was very interested in the ideas of evolution and was well know during that time. Even though Charles never met Erasmus, he shared alot of the same interests. He was the fifth child in his family, and his parents were well off in the terms of money during…
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