sputnik - Albert Einstein revolutionized physics and became a cultural icon Charles Darwin laid the foundation of modern evolutionary theory and today

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Albert Einstein revolutionized physics and became a cultural icon. Charles Darwin laid the foundation of modern evolutionary theory, and today that theory is a cultural flashpoint. Since evolution is an organizing 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 during the monkey trial that rather questionably put Dayton, TN on the world’s map in 1925. The Scopes trial is akin to our understanding of the other famous debate on evolution, the encounter between Thomas

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