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Mr DArcy's Avatar Jump to comment 20 by Mr DArcy

To me, who "discovered" evolution is somewhat interesting, but not of any vital importance. Whether Shakespeare wrote what was attributed to him, or whether some other character wrote the plays, poems etc. instead, matters not a jot to me! I really don't care if a committee of Elizabethan writers took their turns at the "typewriter". The end result is what matters.

There's no doubt that Darwin did most of the hard work of evidence gathering, and had come to his conclusion before Wallace. But there again Darwin had the advantage of having Erasmus Darwin as his grandfather. A man who also believed in evolution!

Erasmus Darwin

Sun, 11 Mar 2012 20:33:18 UTC | #926243