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More unexpected stuff for Darwin Day – alternative history Darwin

Curious comment there: "Finally, the paper suggests another counter-factual hypothesis: deleting not Darwin and his Origin but the Darwin Industry itself. This may allow us to read the Origin of Species with fresh eyes and to discover Darwin’s life-long interest in variation and its laws, as many of his early readers did." But we could do that today, psychologically, and it wouldn't be alternative history. It would just be what we did. Read More ›