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Darwin's Grandson killed in the WW1 trenches and WW1 centenary stamps

Cross-posting from another project blog, sadly 24th April 2015 marks the centenary of the death of Erasmus, one of Darwin’s grandsons, in the trenches of WW1. 316 more words


Evolution under Louis van Gaal - a look at four United players' progress

It was always advised to give Louis van Gaal time. Have patience, trust him and eventually it will come good. His players now appear to fully understand his style of play and the team’s passing and intensity is… 669 more words


Learning, Evolved

With the increasing use of such communications technologies as smartphones and the internet, people are increasingly communicating by shortening phrases into acronyms. This can be either due to the fact that text messages have finite lengths and that Tweets must be no more than 140 characters, or just people wanting to do more in less time. 370 more words

The Origin of Speeches

A filmmaker donated a big box of DVDs to the Art College so I took a few home. One was CREATION, directed by Jon Amiel, produced by Jeremy Thomas, telling the story of Charles Darwin’s struggle to write his magnum opus in the face of his deeply religious wife’s opposition, and while reeling from the death of his eldest child. 491 more words


Biology & Philosophy: How Our Culture Shapes Our Knowledge

Science differs from arts and literature, in that the knowledge gathered would exist whether humans studied it or not.  Paintings, music, and novels require artists.  DNA replication, the succession of ecosystem, and the evolution of a species are automatic processes, more than capable of carrying on without human interference.  1,269 more words

Arts And Humanities

Setting me up

Mark Knopfler wrote Setting me up, drawling in a high pitched accent.

I had written half a post for today’s blog, but it didn’t feel right. 752 more words

Evolution, Darwin, Wallace and Patrick Matthew

This video says about itself:

Forsdyke Evolution Academy 01-14 Patrick Matthew

12 October 2011

The second of a series of 12 videos on natural selection from a historical perspective.

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