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Processes of Organic Evolution

Nature volume 140, pages 379380 (04 September 1937) | Download Citation



ONE of the difficulties about organic evolution is that it has not been and probably cannot be demonstrated in a strict sense, and although the indirect lines of evidence converge with such unanimity upon the probability of the theory that the scientifically trained mind is convinced, a loophole for doubt remains to the multitudes who must rely upon the dictum of authority one way or the other.

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