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How Revolutionary Was Charles Darwin A Revolutionary?

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A revolutionary is someone who causes a complete or dramatic change. Charles Darwin was an English naturalist and biologist; he was the man who came up with the theory of evolution. The theory of evolution is the idea that all organisms have one common ancestor, and that organisms change and adapt over time. In Darwin’s time, talking about this claim would have been dangerous because people in his time were very religious, and the theory of evolution goes against the idea of God. Because of this, Darwin had to be very careful when expressing his ideas. Darwin was a revolutionary because his theories and ideas were so different from other scientists of his time. Back then, most scientists’ theories were based on religion, but Darwin
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