By John Kenneth Galbraith

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Personally, I would consider it an honor to be fossilized but I don’t have much hope of it. If all the creatures which had ever lived had in fact been fossilized we would be wading knee deep in fossils. The world would be filled with fossils. Perhaps it is just as well that it hasn’t happened that way. Because it is particularly difficult for an animal without a hard skeleton to be fossilized, most of the fossils we find are of animals with hard skeletons—vertebrates with bones, mollusks with their shells, arthropods with their external skeleton.

Think of this analogy. Suppose you have a great oak tree with huge limbs at the base and smaller and smaller branches toward the outer layers where finally there are just lots and lots of little twigs. Obviously the little tiny twigs appeared most recently. The larger boughs appeared a long time ago and when they did appear, they were little twigs. ” You’d say he is stupid. ” It’s amazing how often this is stated in the creationist literature. It’s amazing because it simply isn’t true. There are plenty of transitional forms.

Darwin’s story is a tale told around the world, one of scientific genius and personal perseverance. Life in the 21st century, including all of the biological sciences and their applications, is unimaginable without Darwin. com/darwin. Notes 1 - Snow, C. 1959. The Rede Lecture. In The Two Cultures. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2 - Kagan, J. 2009. The Three Cultures: Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, and the Humanities in the 21st Century. New York: Cambridge University Press. , ed. 1887.

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