The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

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Charles Darwin's masterpiece, "On the Origin of Species", shook society to its core on publication in 1859. Darwin was only too aware of the storm his theory of evolution would provoke but he would surely have raised an incredulous eyebrow at the controversy still raging a century and a half later. Evolution is accepted as scientific fact by all reputable scientists and indeed theologians, yet millions of people continue to question its veracity. In "The Greatest Show on Earth", Richard Dawkins takes on creationists, ...

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William N

Aug 14, 2014

Great Book

Richard is at his best here. I learned a lot. The pictures and graphics are really stunning and add a lot to the text. Great book

Daniel K

Jan 5, 2012

No Longer a Theory

this is a well written statement of all the facts that show evolution is real and not just hypotheisis, Dawkins carefully outlines all the facts that have developed since Darwin in a lucid and humorous style, Highly recommended.

Philip C

Apr 3, 2011

One of the very best books on evolution

This book covers everything you need for a basic understanding of evolution; it's entertaining, it's solid, it's attractive, it's even well proofread. it dispels all the usual misunderstandings of evolution (missing links, directionality, etc.) and shows why natural selection is one of the solidest facts in science. If you want an introduction to the subject, this is about as good as you can get.

rriverrat

Nov 25, 2010

Truth in advertising

An intelligent analysis of evolution and the danger we are in with the right wing wackos, Should be required reading for all college level degree programs.

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