Happy Darwin Day!


{ via Students For Freethought }

To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.
— Charles Darwin

Was he referring to his own task correcting an errant belief in Lamarkian evolution — or to the need to proof his own thesis drafts? Either way, I thank Mr Darwin, on the bicentenary of his birth, for reminding me that ‘proofreader’ is a fine and worthy career aspiration.

Happy belated Darwin Day!

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