“I can indeed hardly see how anyone ought to wish Christianity to be true; for…the plain language of the text seems to show that the men who do not believe, and this would include my Father, Brother and almost all of my friends, will be everlastingly punished.” #DarwinDay2018

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“We stopped looking for monsters under our bed when we realized that they were inside us.” #DarwinDay2018

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“Freedom of thought is best promoted by the gradual illumination of men’s minds which follows from the advance of science.” #DarwinDay2018

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“any animal whatever, endowed with well-marked social instincts, the parental and filial affections being here included, would inevitably acquire a moral sense or conscience, as soon as its intellectual powers had become as well, or nearly as well developed, as in man.” #Darwin

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“As man advances in civilization, and small tribes are united into larger communities, the simplest reason would tell each individual that he ought to extend his social instincts and sympathies to all members of the same nation, though personally unknown to him.” #DarwinDay2018

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“In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” #DarwinDay2018

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“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, not the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” #DarwinDay2018

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Happy #DarwinDay 2018! “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.” https://t.co/N1IteZfSNN

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RT @philosophybites: Philosophers’ real contribution in the current moral and political crises could be analysing our slide into the abyss, opening eyes to escape routes, and changing the world; instead most are focused on careers built on barely-read journal articles about next to nothing.

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RT @brainpickings: “Our origins are of the earth. And so there is in us a deeply seated response to the natural universe, which is part of our humanity.” https://t.co/wa4ePR6doE

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