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Darwin's twin track: 'Evolution and emancipation'
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01/29/2009 01:46 PM
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An interesting BBC article for once.
What drove Charles Darwin to his extraordinary ideas on evolution and human origins? Adrian Desmond, with co-author James Moore, argue in a new book that the great scientist had a "sacred cause": the abolition of slavery.
[link to news.bbc.co.uk]
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