A naturalist, who proposed and provided scientific evidence that all species of life have evolved over time from common ancestors through the process he called natural selection. Misunderstood by religious zealots, the mildly retarded and scientifically challenged individuals. Despised by creationist
(or intelligent design
, it’s the same thing), and ostracized for showing them that their world is not as simple and God-centered as they wanted to believe. He is once again a flash point due to the increase of religious fanatics and religious extremists usually located in small towns in the United States
. Through everything, his evolution has held and is now as solid as the theory of gravity or the theory that the earth is round.
Darwin put an end to anyone with an IQ over 80 believing that the earth was created in six days by some mythological superhero 6000 years ago.