31/05/2012

Of Evolution And Charles Darwin Getting Into The Sack With His First Cousin

Adam Lovejoy writes from London: You may not know this people, but Charles Darwin, the godfather of evolution, came from a family with strong inbreeding traditions. Not only did he marry his first cousin, Emma Wedgwood, and produce 10 children, three of whom died early and another three were infertile...
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you don’t really need to be a genius to know that if you shag you first cousin, things might not turn out the way you expect them to turn out. If Mr Darwin couldn’t even grasp that simple evolutionary principle what could he have known about natural selection and other more complicated things?

CHARLES DARWIN, EMMA WEDGWOOD, EVOLUTION

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