Happy Darwin Day!

Today is the 198th birthday of Charles Darwin.

If you believe that the earth was created just a couple of thousand years ago, then there must be something different in the way your brain is configured, to put it mildly.

born February 12, 1809
(the same day as Abraham Lincoln)

the official naturalist on H.M.S. Beagle, 1831-1836

On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or, The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life (1859)

The Descent of Man (1871)

buried in Westminster Abbey, near Isaac Newton

creationism versus evolution: Where do you stand?