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Ibn Khaldun on Evolution 500 years before Darwin

“One should then look at the world of creation. It started out from the minerals and progressed, in an ingenious, gradual manner, to plants and animals. The last stage of minerals is connected with the first stage of plants, such as herbs and seedless plants. The last stage of plants, such as palms and vines,…Read more Ibn Khaldun on Evolution 500 years before Darwin

Bite Me Aphrodite – Dionaea muscipula

The Garden of Gods and Monsters

320px-Drawing_of_Venus_FlytrapThe father of evolutionary science Charles Darwin had a special place in his heart for the Venus Fly Trap (Dionaea muscipula). According to him it was “one of the most wonderful plants in the world”. It’s not difficult to see why a man who studied adaption and evolution in the natural world might find this plant so wonderful after all it falls into that puzzling little group known as the carnivores. That this plant is named botanically for the mother of venus and that the common name is her’s directly is a fascinating insight in the depth a mind can go.

This group is a small one within the plant kingdom and are grouped together through their ability to attract, catch, and then feed on insects, amphibians, and occasionally small mammals and birds that fall into them. Essentially they are all traps designed to lure in their prey before imprisoning…

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Charles Darwin – Light Will Be Thrown On The Origin Of Man

"The whole history of the world, as at present known, although of a length quite incomprehensible by us, will hereafter be recognised as a mere fragment of time, compared with the ages which have elapsed since the first creature, the progenitor of innumerable extinct and living descendants, was created. In the distant future I see…Read more Charles Darwin – Light Will Be Thrown On The Origin Of Man

The Departures – Episode 3 – The Dinosaur Conspiracy

http://www.youtube.com/abusophia The Departures is one of the most powerful and influential series of videos you'll ever see on the internet. The aim of the series is to expose the "Matrix" that has been systematically pulled over our eyes by ignorant preachers. The Departures exposes the stupidity that influences and infiltrates every facet of our lives.…Read more The Departures – Episode 3 – The Dinosaur Conspiracy

The Departures – Episode 2 – The Butterfly Conspiracy

http://www.youtube.com/abusophia The Departures is one of the most powerful and influential series of videos you'll ever see on the internet. The aim of the series is to expose the "Matrix" that has been systematically pulled over our eyes by ignorant preachers. The Departures exposes the stupidity that influences and infiltrates every facet of our lives.…Read more The Departures – Episode 2 – The Butterfly Conspiracy