Tag Archives: Darwin

Daily Prompt – Iron

The whispered rumor says the ways of humanity Rest on gold, silver, iron and a heated vanity Doing onto others has become the golden rule Serving takes strength, not the rage of fools This sense of sacred teases in its … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Darwin – Origin of Species, Chapter 8

Again, Aloha Promises Forever has touched on both the life and legacy of Charles Darwin several times now and on Origin of Species  as well.  That being said, the tutorial we are following along with focuses on Chapter 8 today.  In … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Darwin – The Voyage of the Beagle Chapter 10

On this day in 1839, Charles Darwin married Emma Wedgewood. We have previously discussed the life and legacy of Charles Darwin as well as the work The Voyage of the Beagle with respect to other material from the book.  Please review these … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Origin of Species – Darwin

The Origin of Species was published on November 24, 1859   We have previously discussed both Darwin and The Origin of Species  on earlier posts.  In keeping with the spirit of using the Harvard Classics as a tutorial today, we have … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Progress of Geology – Charles Lyell

Sir Charles Lyell lived from November 14, 1797 to February 22, 1875 and was a Scottish geologist who popularized the work of James Hutton.  His best known work The Progress of Geology presented uniformitarianism.  This is the theory that the … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Voyage of the Beagle – Darwin

As discussed earlier, this work by Charles Darwin was a journal of his keen observations of various localities around the world.  His notes during this voyage show his changing view on mutability of species.  In it we can read the … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Voyage of the Beagle

Originally published in 1839, as Darwin’s Journal and Remarks, when this work was republished in 1905, it became The Voyage of the Beagle.  This may have caused a little concern at the time.  After all, this journal was actually the third volume … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: On the Origins of Species – Charles Darwin

On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life is a book written for us non-specialist readers by Charles Darwin. Thankfully, the public and scientists alike have come … Continue reading

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