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Comment 7 by Reginald : [W]hy does Richard Dawkins keep one simple truth from children,namley that Darwin did not originate the idea of natural selection?. ... Perhaps he should have mentioned that the idea goes back to the ancient Greeks also; Empedocles I believe.

My understanding is that the ancient Greeks postulated evolution, but not natural selection. That's a statement; not a question. I am not asking because I don't really care.

Wed, 21 Sep 2011 14:23:08 UTC | #873576