German scientists at first laughed at Darwin
“Darwin’s ominous book [Origin of Species] had been available in Bronn’s translation for two years. The German professional zoologists, botanists and geologists almost all regarded it [Darwin’s theory] as absolute nonsense. Agassiz, Geibel, Keferstein, and so many others, laughed until they were red in the face –” 1
- Blast from the Past: Museum director Dr Johann Blasius v Darwin—
A comment from a scientist of Darwin’s day reminds us that it was predominantly the scientists, rather than the theologians, who at first opposed Darwinism.
- Ernst Haeckel: Evangelist for evolution and apostle of deceit
- Bölsche, W., Haeckel — His life and work, (a favourable biography) p. 138, 1906, tr. Joseph McCabe (1867–1955, a vocal apostate and leading village-atheopath) Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs & Co. Publishers. Return to text.
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