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Wallace revived! Film about Darwin’s co-theorist released

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Here’s Discovery Institute’s trailer for the film on the life of Darwin’s forgotten/sneered at co-theorist Alfred Russel Wallace, illustrating the work of science historian Michael Flannery:

“He’s been called a biological Indiana Jones. He explored the Amazon. He lived with headhunters … “

But wait. This isn’t Indiana Jones. It really happened.

Next time you hear a Darwinist sneer at Wallace, ask yourself, could he do what that guy did? (Okay, she?) Darwin would never have published his atheist-happy theory, if Wallace hadn’t written to tell him about natural selection as a mechanism, and not as “the best idea anyone ever had” (key pop philosopher Daniel Dennett’s summation).


2 Replies to “Wallace revived! Film about Darwin’s co-theorist released

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    Mung says:

    ok, so it’s the best idea any two people ever had.

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    Don’t forget to mention that Patrick Matthew and Edward Blyth also had ideas about natural selection acting in nature before Darwin and Wallace.

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