Both men were born on February 12, 1809 and both controversial and later respected. Lincoln was the most hated man in the United States during his presidency. His policies such as suspending habeas corpus and his outragious emancipation proclamation caused him to loose a lot of friends on his Facebook page. Darwin, shocked most of the world with his simple observation and who established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestry, and proposed the scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection. He was made to sit at the back of the room during church service from then on.
I am not American, and all I know about Lincoln is that he was a US president. As for Darwin, I learnt about evolution years ago, and recently read some stuff about his life, and the politics that resulted since publishing his theory. I suspect more people world-wide would at least know the name of Darwin's theory and have at least a vague idea of what it is about. Perhaps not so many people would be aware of what a tail-spin it sent religionists into (who "gagged" teachers for several decades)
by Charles James4 years ago
I am not an American, but what goes on in the USA is important to the world.Lincoln was a Republican and freed the slaves. One would expect black Americans to generally vote Republican. But they don't.How did this come...
by Susan Keeping7 years ago
It's the Life story of Charles Darwin. This looks like it will be a very good film. I am looking forward to seeing ithttp://creationthemovie.com/trailer/
by usmanali817 years ago
These ISMs are mostly based on Darwin and his Theory of Evolution, directly or indirectly. Darwin himself is evident about his work to be obsolete. So why do they hide the truth from human kind, why they are misleading...
by Arthur Fontes7 years ago
Is evolution a reality? Did humans really evolve from monkeys who evolved from fish who evolved from single cell organisms?
by Castlepaloma4 years ago
Out of the whole world, it is probably only a tiny percent that believes in creationism. Yet most of the world's people and other Religions, study Evolution.
by Tricia Mason5 years ago
Why do so many people seem to be against Charles Darwin?I am sure that he wasn't perfect ~ who is ? ~ but he seems to have been an intelligent, pleasant, caring and interesting individual, who made some fascinating...
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