Origin Of Species

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    Charles Darwin’s The Origins of Species is still held in high regard 155 years after it was published. To date it is still the principle model for our understanding of the idea of ‘natural selection’ and the theory of evolution. It is as important then as it is today, as The Origins of Species exemplifies how scientific inquiry offers the tools for the ability to obtain knowledge, the truth and discovery. It also changed the way we think about nature and our place within nature. It also stands as

  • Origin Of Species

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    would be interesting to read and learn from. Although his content in this particular book is the subject of much controversy, Darwin's proffesional contributions and accomplishments will remain well known and respected. Therefore, I selected The Origin of Species believing that it would prove to be a stimulating and challenging reading experience. This famous book discusses in-depth many important aspects of the study of life. Darwin analyzes various issues including: creation, spontaneous generation

  • The Origin of Species

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    could potentially debase society’s understanding of what was fact was published and it summarized a theory that humans have slowly evolved from a primitive form, commonly called the Theory of Evolution.(Kennedy Pg.572) The book titled On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life was written by an English naturalist and geologist, Charles Darwin, and it overcame the scientific rejection that earlier similar theories had faced

  • On the Origin of Species

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    In his On the Origin of Species, written in 1859, Charles Darwin clearly explained the gradual progression toward the speciation of organisms with his five main principles: variation, inheritance, competition, selection, and propagation. Darwin hesitated to publish his findings because he understood that his findings were based on the animal kingdom and on an evolutionary process that had to have spanned millennia. He specifically did not think that his discoveries were applicable to the evolution

  • The Origins Of Our Species

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    fits into the ideas of human origin formulated by Frederick Engels more than 100 years ago. "There is a grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved." (Charles Darwin, The Origin of the Species, pp. 459-60, Penguin 1985.)

  • The Origin Of Species And Animals

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    plants and animals have been modified by breeding and natural selection. In the beginning of the human civilizations, human beings unconsciously started to create new forms of living beings denominated “hybrids”, crossing different individuals and species during the domestication process. According to Root (2007), an important example of domestication process can be illustrated by the dogs that arose from the wolf circa the 12,000. The canines, in general, were probably used as a helper during the

  • Origin of Digital Species

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    Origin of Digital Species Lev Manovich1 and Simon Cook2 argue that the internet and digital culture should be understood as a product of late Victorian and Modernist visual forms, but it is the goal of this paper to show that the internet and digital culture, while heavily influenced by these visual forms, is not the sole product of them, and that the time period between 1930 and the present day must also be included when analyzing the history of the internet. The best illustration of this

  • The Origin Of Species By Natural Selection

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    In this excerpt from On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Darwin uses general observations about the current and historical distribution of animals in conjunction with his theory of common ancestry and descent with modification to explain, broadly, the patterns of geographical distribution. He also presents evidence that life radiated from a single point of origin. There are several main observations that Darwin depends on in his analysis. First, that the distribution of life

  • Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species

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    Charles Darwin in his book, On the Origin of Species, presents us with a theory of natural selection. This theory is his attempt at an explanation on how the world and its' species came to be the way that we know them now. Darwin writes on how through a process of millions of years, through the effects of man and the effects of nature, species have had an ongoing trial and error experiment. It is through these trials that the natural world has developed beneficial anomalies that at times seem too

  • The Origin Of Species By Charles Darwin

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    In 1859, Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species: by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, a work which was set change the ideas on how people think about the natural world, how it works, ways in which it develops itself. Although making the briefest of commentaries about the human, parallels in thinking can be drawn on the behaviour of the natural world to the way of humans. It is important to understand nature first to be able to

  • On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

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    On November 24th, 1859, On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life by Charles Darwin (renamed On the Origin of Species 13 years later) was published in London, England. In it, Charles Darwin specified his observations and gave his insight on what he thought caused evolution. He called it "natural selection." Before this, nearly everyone believed that a single God created every living organism that none of them had changed

  • Charles Darwin The Origin Of Species

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    The Origin of Species begins with naturalist Charles Darwin recounting his trip aboard the HMS Beagle from December 1831 to October 1836. He explains how he formed his theory of natural selection through his observation, and data collection on various species in South America and the neighboring islands, namely the Galapagos Islands. Darwin states his knowledge of prior researcher’s observations of similarities between organic species and the idea that species were not created independently, but

  • The Origin of The Species by Charles Darwin

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    most common cause of evolution. All species of organisms arise and grow through the natural selection of inherited variations that help increase the individual's ability to survive and reproduce in its environment. 1735 Carolus Linnaeus: He believed that God had created the world in a divine order from the simplest creatures up to human beings. He said God created struggle and competition to maintain the balance of nature. He was the one who classified species according to their similarities and

  • The Origin Of Species By Charles Darwin

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    Natural selection today is considered one of the main processes of evolution, and also thought to be one of the reasons that there is such great diversity between all of the organisms on the earth today (6). The Origin of Species written by Charles Darwin helps explain that for natural selection to occur there must be optimal conditions satisfied; the units must vary, the units must be able to be passed on from generation to generation, and also there must be competition for resources (6). Since

  • The Origin Of Species And The Descent Of Man

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    by the people that came before them. People that became known on their own fields of study for their ideas, had other people who influenced their work. People such as Adam Smith and Thomas Malthus had an impact on Charles Darwin 's work, The Origin of Species and The Descent of Man, as well as Karl Marx 's The Communist Manifesto. Smith and Malthus contributed to Darwin 's and Marx 's theory on struggles. And whether it was on science or history or both, or any other subject field, these people had

  • Darwin and His Origin of Species

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    begins setting the framework for his later theory. His main topic in this chapter is ability of humans to create variations in a species for a desired trait, such as sweetness of a fruit or the beauty of a pigeon. Everyone at that time knew that choice breeding for desired modifications were possible, but what Darwin showed was that if humans are able to change a species ever so slightly throughout such a short period of time, the possibilities of nature achieving this over millions of years is not

  • The Origin Of Species, By Charles Darwin

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    Creationism is the religious belief that the universe and life originated from specific acts of divine creation, or that God created the Earth and all things on it. In 1859, however, Charles Darwin published his theory in a book titled On the Origin of Species, on accord of Ker Than. A theory that just begun stating that organisms were thought to have adapted has evolved into different organisms developed other concepts. One of which is the theory that animals millions of years ago, such as apes,

  • The Evidence of Evolution: On the Origin of Species

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    and diversified from earlier formed during the history of the Earth. Evolution is the reason we have so many different species. The basis of evolution comes from survival of the fittest. Those who do survive create an offspring even more fit for survival. The process of natural selection supports the idea of survival of the fittest and plays a key role in evolution. For species to evolve, there must be diversity present. When diversity is acted upon, a mutation happens. Mutations are alterations

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    why, but they could pinpoint how it happened. This had an effect on every person across the planet, and it all started with just one observation. Charles Darwin, in 1859, released his famous book On the Origin of Species. In this book Darwin discusses a slow change in a particular bird species over time. His book created much controversy in both the religious groups and scientists of his time. Other scientists believed that what Darwin was stating had no sustenance, due to Darwin not being able

  • The Origins of the Species by Charles Darwin

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    madness, mystery, death, supernatural and horror. But as all the literary genres it underwent a transition. In the nineteenth century, the coming of Queen Victoria to the throne, the introduction of new scientific theories, the publication of The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin and industrialization modified the structures of society , its motivation, and believes. This influenced the genre, creating a new literary movement: Victorian Gothic, and therefore also the novels written in these different

  • Evolution: The Predominant Theory of the Origin of the Species

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    possess the traits needed to reach adulthood and reproduce. Those who don’t have the traits to survive won’t pass on their genes. Pandas then argue that natural selection is unable to produce new traits which accounts for the variation of different species of organisms. Mutations are the source of new genetic material, but again Pandas says that mutations can’t produce new features on an organism, but only alters new ones with most mutations being harmful. What they fail to mention is that most mutations

  • Darwin's On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

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    In 1859, Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species: by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, a work which was set change our ideas on how we think about the natural world, how it works, ways in which it develops itself. Although making the briefest of commentaries about the human, parallels in thinking can be drawn on the behaviour of the natural world to the way of humans. I will look to understand nature first to analysis if our behaviour

  • Comparing Frankenstein, Origin of the Species and Decent of Man

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    Comparing Frankenstein, Origin of the Species and Decent of Man   I will demonstrate in this paper how Mary Shelley's Frankenstein confirms, and at the same time contradicts Darwin's ideas presented in "The Origin of the Species" and "The Decent of Man." Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is at once, confirming, and contradictory of Charles Darwin's scientific discoveries and views on science, nature and the relation of the individual to society. Mary Shelley confirms Darwin's ideas through Frankenstein

  • Darwin's Simplification of Language on his On the Origin of Species

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    Darwin’s Simplification In his book, On the Origin of Species, he has written in such a way that any audience can quite simply understand and grasp his concept of evolution. Charles Darwin, a man of God and science, changed the way people see the world today. The sequence in which the chapters were published, even the language he uses can be seen as a way for others to clearly comprehend his theories. Even though Darwin did not simply disregard religion as a whole, his evolutionary theory offers

  • Unnaturalness of Natural Selection in Origin of the Species by Charles Darwing

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    of questions and ideas that might cause you to imagine about how you, indeed, could prevent your grandchildren from inheriting a desolate and nearly uninhabitable earth. In 1859, Charles Darwin published his book On the Origin of Species (Darwin, On the Origin of Species 1859), a highly controversial statement of evolution and survival. Darwin challenged the prevailing belief of a world that had been created exactly as it was by a supreme being, perhaps unknowingly as in later works he explained

  • The Comparison of the Creation of the Universe and Origin of Man and New Species

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    The Comparison of the Creation of the Universe and Origin of Man and New Species The Big Bang is a theory that the universe was created in a very large explosion involving three gases. My first point is to question where were these three gases? They didn’t just come out of no where. They had to have a point of origin otherwise it is impossible for this theory to be true. Another theory linked to the big bang is the theory of Edwin Hubble, which says that the universe is

  • The Idea of Utilitarianism is Introdroduced to Britain with the Help of Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species

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    had severe consequences based on what the village decided to do with that person. During the Victorian age Charles Darwin published a work that opposed the conventional way of thinking about religion. The Origin of Species brought out the theory that man actually evolved from a lower species rather than having been created by a higher person in power, such as god etc. This idea of thinking had brought a dark cloud over many citizens during the Victorian age, some questioned their own religion. Darwin’s

  • Charles Darwin 's Theory Of Evolution

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    Darwin overlapped with that of Wallace and he was driven to write a book "Origin of species" in which he explained the theory of natural selection. Darwin obtained data and evidence from Biogeography, Paleontology, Embryology and Morphology for the "Origin of species". Also the earthquake and the Galapagos Islands provided evidence for his theory. Both Lyell and Malthus, helped Darwin come up with the "Origin of species" book. Biogeography is one of the branches of science that Darwin obtained

  • Darwins Theory of Natural Selection

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    Charles Darwin revolutionized biology when he introduced The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection in 1859. Although Wallace had also came upon this revelation shortly before Origins was published, Darwin had long been in development of this theory. Wallace amicably relinquished the idea to Darwin, allowing him to become the first pioneer of evolution. Darwin was not driven to publish his finding, which he’d been collecting for several years before Wallace struck upon it, because he had

  • Charles Darwin 's Theory On Natural Selection And Evolution

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    matters that lead him to becoming a great and established thinker in the scientific world. Charles Darwin was an effective leader because of his intellectual influence and scientific relationships, his strategically written and published theory in Origin of Species, and the receptiveness of the Victorians. Charles Darwin was a natural born leader of intellect. The intelligence the Darwin family held influenced him. Erasmus and Robert Darwin, his grandfather and father, were established doctors and intuitive

  • Essay On Primate Evolution

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    separated into individual species. Through morphological, and geological evidence this paper explores this topic and provides concise arguments to further develop the understanding of human primate evolution. Much of the debate over whether species should be separated into different groups arises from the morphological differences between individuals of the same species. For example, Australopithecus Afarensis fossils express high sexual dimorphism, which proposes two individual species (Reno et al., 2003)

  • The History of Darwin’s Theory of Evolution

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    Beagle that Darwin developed his theory of evolution. “On the Origin of Species” (Darwin, 1859) proposed two main principles: evolution really occurs and natural selection is its mechanism. This work published on 24th November 1859 traces a coherent portrait of life bringing together in an orderly manner an astonishing variety of apparently independent facts. It led biologists to concentrate on the diversity of organisms, their origins and their relation, their similarities and their differences,

  • Charles Darwin Research Paper

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    this voyage Charles would find many different fossils of many different species, the interesting part was that fossils that contained two similar species were found on different continents which were hundreds and even thousands of miles apart. This amazing find helped Alfred Wegener conclude all continents must have at one point been conjoined. While exploring islands on the coast of South America, Charles discovered many species of Finches, fifteen to be exact to be known today as Darwin’s Finches

  • Charles Caldwell

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    text] precisely as I did other writings, and ascertain the definite purpose for which they are designed.” From his youthful critical approach to Scripture, Caldwell formulated a view of religion that would mold his future scientific pursuits into the origin of mankind immensely. He concluded that religion must be separated from science entirely, stating that religion was intended solely for “high and heavenly things and not in matters pertaining merely to earth,” where physical science takes the necessary

  • Theory of Evolution

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    docked at Falmouth, England. 1837 March 13 - Darwin lives at 36 Great Marlborough Street, London. 1837 May 31 - Darwin read his paper on coral reefs to the London Geological Society 1837 July - Darwin 'Opened first notebook on Transmutation of Species.' 1837 October - Darwin began work leading to Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, edited and superintended by Charles Darwin, published 1840-1843, 5 volumes. 1838 September 28 - Darwin started to read Malthus, and later claimed to have formulated

  • What is Social Darwinism?

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    In 1859 Charles Darwin published his work, On the Origin of Species, which was to cause a revolution in the understanding of biology. From the beginning, this scientific theory gave way to multiple misinterpretations and missapropriations by different kinds of theorists and especially by social scientists. In order to explain these misunderstandings, one must first point the main differences between darwinism and other forms of evolutionary theories, especially, Lamarckism. Analysis will follow

  • The Quintessence of Life

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    continues to raise controversy. In order to understand the arguments of modern genetic species revival, one must go back and understand the mysterious beginnings of life on Earth, and examine how one species could have evolved into every single species known to exist on earth today. By seeing through the history one can understand the present, which gives a meaning to the phrase “the quintessence of life.” As the origins of life on earth remain a mystery, scientists have found ample evidence that supports

  • Bio Literary Task

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    among species, scientists are able to learn more about the changes that occurred in species over time. Scientists can compare DNA sequences of similar species and can discover information about their behaviour, relationships and appearances. Discoveries in modern genetics have also provided substantial evidence that species evolved from a common ancestor. There are still many gaps in the understanding the evolutionary process, but modern genetics has successfully proven that living species share

  • The Evolution of Evolution

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    states: “God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female.” (New international version Genesis 1:27). Society would rely on religious views for the answer of how the human race was created. Before the book “On origin of Species” was published, society would also rely their questions to be answered by religion and not by science since there was little development in the field of science. Questions like why do we share so much genetic trait with apes or why bonobos are

  • Charles Darwin 's Greatest Leader

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    scientists of all time with all of his incredible discoveries, like the Theory of Evolution, Natural Selection, and Origin of species that have helped shaped the world to what it is today. TS. Charles Darwin is one of the world 's most influential leader. He had came an influential leader because of his discoveries, for example the #1Theory of Evolution, #2Natural Selection, and #3Origin of Species. The theory of evolution is one example of Charles Darwin 's greatest discovery. R1 People believed that everything

  • Charles Darwin Was Not the First to Develop a Theory of Evolution

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    From his theories that he claimed were developed during his voyage, Darwin eventually wrote his Origin of Species and Descent of Man, which exploded into the world market over twenty years after his return home. Wallace, King and Sanders wrote in Biosphere, The Realm of Life: "In 1859, Charles Darwin published a theory of evolution that implied that humans evolved from apes. . .The Darwinian revolution was the greatest paradigm shift in the history of biology, and it greatly changed the way

  • The Evolution of the Species

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    Evolution, Origin, Commercialization in US, and Molecular Characterization of Barley (Hordeum Vulgare L.) The Evolution of the Species: It is very important to understand the importance of the origin the species. The technology has been a great tool to identify molecular markers that lead us to the identification on wild species and their origins. These tools help us look back and use those genes to improve new cultivars by adding resistance genes. The development of increasingly informative

  • Phylogenies

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    to say that species are constantly changing, and branching off into totally new species. But how do we know where the species originate? Phylogenies help to show us how all kinds of species are related to each other, and why. These relationships are put into what can be called a cladogram, which links species to common ancestors, in turn showing where, when, how, and why these ancestors diverged to form new species. Without phylogenies, it would be extremely difficult to put species in specific

  • Modernity and Romanticism

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    over the past two centuries. Darwin best recognized belief, that species evolved over time by means of natural selection, has been profoundly influential throughout the modern world. His thoughts, when publicized in the mid 19th century Romanticism period onwards, were received with some upheaval by scientists and especially from religious opponents. The claims by Darwin in his writings ‘The Origin of Species’ and even more so ‘The Descent of Man’ clashed with the word of

  • The Human Origins And Evolution

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    Ancestors. The Human Origins and Evolution. Prehistory in a logical and natural way, would begin with the appearance of the “Homo” and follows its evolution over millions of years until the creation of the state which is defined as an instrument of social organization. To understand the emergence and evolution of the human throughout prehistory, we should take a closer look at our ancestors, or better said to the presumed ancestors, while the reconstruction of their early emergence

  • Theistic Evolution Theory

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    Atheists is defined by the HAT(2005:58) as the statement to deny the existence of God. Theistic Evolution There are three major origin-of-life worldviews, namely atheistic evolution, special creation and theistic evolution. Theistic evolution say that there was a God, but he was not involved in any origin of life. The evolutionists also say that maybe God was involved for the origin of life by to just a few miracles. Charles Darwin in all of his researches could never leave out the idea that God was also

  • Contradiction Between the Theory of Evolution and the Bible

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    As a child, Darwin initially planned to become a doctor, but his plan terminated when he joined the five year expedition on the survey ship, the HMS Beagle, in 1831. In the expedition, Darwin developed a theory and published a book call The Origin of Species. This book was the beginning of what we know about evolution, and it was controversial. The book brought disputations between devoted christians and darwinists on the validity of evolution. During that period of time, most Europeans believed

  • Catholics and Evolution

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    determine the historical succession of the various species of plants and of animals on our earth, and, with the aid of palæontology and other sciences, such as comparative morphology, embryology, and bionomy, to show how in the course of the different geological epochs they gradually evolve from their beginnings by purely natural causes of specific development. The theory of evolution, then, as a scientific hypothesis, does not consider the present species of plants and of animals as forms directly created

  • Evolution Essay

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    theory of evolution . According to Reinecke ( 2014:95 ) is evolutionism " the philosophy that the phenomena of evolution , as it is in the theory of evolution has been worked out , to be absolute , and from this philosophy guiding answers as to the origin , nature and destiny of man , and this philosophy to use the community to understand and shape " . an evolutionist by the HAT ( 2005:226 ) describes as a " supporter of the theory of evolution " . Natural selection is considered the driving force

  • Nietsche and Evolution

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    Nietsche and Evolution "It is the image of the ungraspable phantom of life; and this is the key to it all." -Melville In 1859 Charles Darwin offered a theory that seemed to disprove the longstanding explanation of the Origin of existence. Darwin's theory of evolution proposes a convincing argument that the universe was not created for a purpose, with intention, by a conscious God, but rather, was a phenomenon of random change. Fredrick Nietzsche articulated the gravity of the effect of