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But having built up the mystery, my other main aim is to remove it again by explaining the solution. You can explain something so that your reader understands the words; and you can explain something so that the reader feels it in the marrow of his bones.
To do the latter, it sometimes isn't enough to lay the evidence before the reader in a dispassionate way.
Castle House, 75/76 Wells Street, London WIT 3QT ABOUT THE AUTHOR Richard Dawkins was born in Nairobi in 1941.
Darwin and Wallace solved it, though we shall continue to add footnotes to their solution for a while yet.
I wrote the book because I was surprised that so many people seemed not only unaware of the elegant and beautiful solution to this deepest of problems but, incredibly, in many cases actually unaware that there was a problem in the first place! The computer on which I am writing these words has an information storage capacity of about 64 kilobytes (one byte is used to hold each character of text).
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There may be other rights that you may have which vary from state to state. Norton to distribute for use only in combination with has completed execution Apple Software shall not be used by any other program. In 1994 he won the Nakayama Prize for Human Science and has been awarded an Honorary D. by the University of St Andrews and by the Australian National University, Canberra.
Far from being dispassionate, it has to be confessed that in parts this book is written with a passion which, in a professional scientific journal, might excite comment.If anyone doesn't agree that this amount of complex design cries out for an explanation, I give up.No, on second thoughts I don’t give up, because one of my aims in the book is to convey something of the sheer wonder of biological complexity to those whose eyes have not been opened to it.More, I want to persuade the reader, not just that the Darwinian world-view , in principle, solve the mystery of our existence. A good case can be made that Darwinism is true, not just on this planet but all over the universe wherever life may be found.In one respect I plead to distance myself from professional advocates.
When I discovered that members of the society were using the motion as a vehicle for playing arguing games, I resolved to decline future invitations from debating societies that encourage insincere advocacy on issues where scientific truth is at stake.