Civilizations grew more complex and learned more about the world around them. Soon events that were once looked at as magical or supernatural were explained and proven through logic, mathematical reasoning, and the evidence available. In the early to mid nineteenth century a scientist named Charles Darwin proposed a theory that broke the away from the common threads of reasoning that looked to deity or a higher force intervening with humans. Darwins proposition was labeled Natural Selection, or more commonly referred to as The Survival of the Fittest. Charles Darwin proposed that living beings evolve, or change, to meet the needs of the environment around them to allow the species to continue surviving if conditions such as the food source changes(1). Charles Darwins theory was expanded later to a larger scale, to proclaim that life has evolved from hydrogen that was present at the birth of the universe into all living things currently found on Earth.
As with the theories and beliefs of early cultures, Charles Darwins Theory of Evolution must meet the same requirements in order to be viewed as plausible and believable. If the theory... [continues]
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