Creationism vs evolution: through the eyes of Jay Gould
It has been over 100 years since English naturalist Charles Darwin first told the world his revolutionary concept about how livings things develop. Evolution through natural selection and adaptation was the basis of his argument as it remains to this day a debated subject by many. Across this nation, a 'return' to 'traditional' values has also brought the return of age old debated topics. One issue that
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is the social implications of this essay. While school boards across the nation debate the subject of whether evolution should be taught in the schools, Gould's work stands out with it's overriding validity and straightforwardness. It is an example of reasonable argument as evolution's opponents use nothing but rhetoric and fear to displace scientific analysis. Through Gould's work, a greater sense of understanding about how creatures evolved can be gained through these two excellent examples.