Evolution's Trilemma

After 150 Years It Takes More Than a Quantum Leap to Vindicate Darwin

Early in 2009, the International Year of Darwin got underway in Shrewsbury, England, the birthplace of Charles Darwin. As part of the celebration marking both Darwin's 200th birthday and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his seminal work, On the Origin of Species, a sculpture was unveiled in Shrewsbury's Mardol Quay Gardens.

Nearly 40 feet high, 60 feet long, and weighing over 200 tons, the structure, named Quantum Leap, resembles a gigantic slinky placed on the ground like an upside-down U. Celebration coordinator Jon King explains, "What we wanted was an iconic structure—something that was big, was bold, but something...

 

has a BS in Computer Science and worked as a software engineer with IBM until she hopped off the career track to be a full-time mom. She lives in Indianapolis, IN, and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #11, Winter 2009 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo11/evolutions-trilemma

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