[ExI] Darwin & Mendel

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Mon Jun 8 20:40:09 UTC 2009

At 10:24 PM 6/8/2009 +0200, Mirco wrote:

>Charles Darwin was not an atheist, IIRC.

He lost his Xian faith.

>He was a Christian.

He didn't make a song and dance about his disbelief. He was 
conventional and shy.

>Was he buried where?

Yes, he was buried, unlike Jeremy Bentham, who was stuffed and mounted:


As you surely know, Darwin was planted in Westminster Abbey.

>Did Mendel do something wrong?

Yes, he forgot to tell anyone, thereby setting back genetics by a 
generation or more.

Damien Broderick

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