yep Ana - he was going to be a clergyman at one stage...
I do think it was a gradual process (losing his religion) for him, but the loss of his child impacted greatly.
He was believer in a 'God that set the wheels in motion' type of guy for a while though [apparently, never met the man obviously ]
I wanna go and watch my David Attenborough DVD again now - wish it wasn't so late...hmmm..public holiday tomorrow you say?
Oh I love that you have given your son that middle name Witwicky!!
-- I went to a work meeting tonight, looked up in time to see a street named 'Darwin' -- it must've been 'a sign'
"On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life."
..no I haven't read t - it's on my to do list.
Last edited by FiveInTheBed; 24-04-2012 at 21:39.
Let me know when you read it, I would love to have someone else to discuss it with It took me a while to read. It can be quite tedious at times, but overall a wonderful and very interesting read.
Yes - I am reading this at the moment... I think you recommended it in a previous thread Northerly?
Fishpond had it fairly cheap
If I find a copy of 'The Origin..' I want to be OLD, vintage style (probably not so cheap)
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