The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer

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Author: John Gerard
Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,937 / 249 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 40.5
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 639
Added to site: 2010.10.15
mnybks.net#: 29271
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Science
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o its present condition by genetic development of one species from another, in the natural course of descent and through the operation of natural laws; and that as we see plants and animals of the same kind propagated one from another at the present day, so in the course of long ages the lower and simpler forms of life have given birth to the higher and more complex.

Others again do not limit this process to organic creatures, and believe that from first to last, the whole world, inorganic and organic alike, has resulted from the action of forces such as those with which Science deals; and that life has thus arisen in purely natural course out of non-living matter, the universe in its original condition having been constituted as a vast machine which was bound to produce all that has since arisen.

In either of the above senses--of which the second obviously includes the first,--"Evolution" is understood as no more than a process which is said to have occurred. But there is a mo

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