Debunking myths on genetics and DNA

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Happy Darwin Day!

Happy Darwin Day everybody!

Charles Darwin was born on this day in 1809, and ... well, I don't need to tell you who Darwin was, right?

The International Darwin Day Foundation has a collection of links to Darwin lectures happening all over the world this month. If you live in a big city, chances are, there's something going on near by and you may want to check it out.

Whatever you do today, please keep one thing in mind: Charles Darwin was a great scientist and a great man and he left us an immense legacy. This is not a religious debate. And it's not political either. Anybody who mentions either religion or politics when discussing evolution is missing the point. As the Poet once said, "Non ragioniam di lor ma guarda e passa."

I leave you with Carl Sagan's hymn to evolution:

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