Hey I’ve evolved too after a week…..humbled to get some calls…Gaurav you have not blogged since Feb 6 ! I was on a SOS Call from a Leading Bank to conduct a Financial Planning Training Programme for them
And what a day to resurface again with this Blog !
It’s Charles Robert Darwin Day…He was born on February 12,1809 and is yet evolving after 200 Years !
So what’s the Connection between Charles Darwin and a Galapagos Tortoise and Wedgewood Crockery !…Read on….
And what a fabulous Theory of Evolution…we are all related and that we have evolved from a common ancestor…The initial life form developed from Non Life Form…and simplistic forms evolved to more complex forms…a relatively recent modification,Neo Darwinism rode on the Gregor Mendel’s Theory of Genetics and says that Evolution takes place because Environment is slowly ( Millions of years !) changing and those forms that demonstrate characteristics to adapt are more likely to survive and pass on these characteristics to their offspring….In time the genetic profile of this population changes to lead to a new Species !
Darwin is believed to have been inspired by a Tortoise,Harriet,which he got back from the Galapagos Islands…Harriet died in late Steve Irwin’s Australian Zoo in June 2006 after living for 176 years
Darwin was married to his Maternal Cousin,Emma Wedgewood from the Prestigious House of Wedgewood..Wedgewood is a leading Brand of China Crockery even to this Day
In 1859,Darwin published ‘On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection’ after Twenty Years of research based on his observations and findings on a five year Sea Voyage aboard the HMS Beagle,an Army Ship that sailed on a Scientific Voyage in 1831
The Church strongly attacked Darwin as they believed in ‘Creationism’..that the earth and all on it has been created by GOD in just six days (Genesis)
Later on the Catholic Church relented to some extent saying that the Theory of Evolution is compatible with the Christian Faith
Current Young Generation would do well to realise that CD does not only stand for Compact Disc !
Also check out www.darwin-online.org.uk