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Albert Einstein revolutionized physics and became a cultural icon. Charles Darwin laid the foundation ofmodern evolutionary theory, and today that theory is a cultural flashpoint. Since evolution is anorganizing principle of biology that allows you to understand phenomena, there are people who resist it.The modern world is the child of doubt and inquiry, as the ancient world was the child of fear and faith"(p. 72). This statement was uttered by Clarence Darrow, the counsel for the defense of John Scopes duringthe monkey trial that rather questionably put Dayton, TN on the world’s map in 1925. TheScopes trial isakin to our understanding of the other famous debate on evolution, the encounter between Thomas
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Evolution, Sputnik, Scopes Trial, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, LIB 320 Science And Culture, LIB 320, theistically based belief