Angels and Ages

“In any case, it is not what Darwin and Lincoln had in common with each other that matters in the end. It is what they have in common with us. As Gopnik says: ‘We live in a society based on two foundations – scientific reasoning and democratic politics.’ Hence our huge debt to both men.”

A short review of a short book: Robin McKie evaluates Adam Gopnik’s Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln and Modern Life for the UK’s Guardian.

Published in: on May 14, 2010 at 4:36 pm  Leave a Comment  

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