Darwin's 206th Birthday Inspires Walter Chip to Discuss Evolution

February 17, 2015 4:42 AM

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Darwin's 206th Birthday Inspires Walter Chip to Discuss Evolution

On the 206th birthday of the famous scientist Charles Darwin, Pugwash attended a Humanist League Lecture where Chip Walter discussed about the evolution of humans. During Darwin’s time, evolution was a very controversial topic and hence the theory of evolution by Darwin offended many people, particularly those with religious beliefs that believe in creationism.

The first question answered by Walter was “Why are we here?” According to science, Walter answered that ever since the creation of this planet, there have been 27 species, only one of which survived this long, homo sapiens, or simply us humans.

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