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Episode 3

The Essay, Darwin's Children Episode 3 of 5

Writers explore some of the diverse fields to which Darwin's theories have been applied. Prof Douglas Davies charts the birth of anthropology and the idea of an evolution of religion. Darwin's book On the Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals exposed human culture and even society itself to the brutal randomness of natural selection. Could the idea of a god be an evolutionary adaptation?

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Wed 11 Feb 2009 23:00

The Book that Changed Me

The Book that Changed Me

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