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|Mencken, H. L. It is hard for the ape to believe he descended from man. - |
Mencken, H. L. Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the
occurrence of the improbable. - Mencken, H. L. A celebrity is one who is known to
many persons ...
|He attended medical school and divinity school but the life of doctor or parson |
had no appeal to him. ... one day you will discover that there often is an immense
difference between what great men have said and what people think they said.
Darwin dealt in facts, not speculations.” He paused, breathing hard. ... However,
evolution proposes only that man and ape descended from a common ancestor.
|He could talk and had the brain structure of a human being in spite of his apelike |
appearance. ... Note human appearance of teeth in each, which is more obvious
in the South African Man-ape. ... the origin of the earth and of life; how we got our
face and other bodily parts, and man's descent from apelike ancestors. ...
GREGORY: I do not believe it can. ... many different kinds of fossil men — that is,
fossilized remains of pre-human types — that it is hard to determine their
relationships to ...
|He thinks the appendix is the atrophied remains (vestige) of a coecum which |
some of man's pre-ape ancestors may have had, an assumption ... usually
hesitates about calling the human vermiform appendix func- tionless, for it is
difficult to prove a negative of this sort. ... they believe and teach that man is
descended from the ape and, then, base all of their reasoning about man's origin
upon the implied ...
|Man evolved from ape. ... 'Such isthebelief,'said he. fromgrace,when 'Then came |
Man's fall he was forced to leave the Garden of Eden, and ithas been downhill all
... this monkey, 'the chickens believe that Man is descended fromthe original
fowls Hen. ... And although I hate to say this, as a theory it is hard to argue
|Lorenz, Konrad It is hard for the ape to believe he descended from man. - |
Mencken, H. L. Evolution is not a force but a process. Not a cause but a law. -
Morley, John One of the stupidest theories of Western life. - Muggeridge, Malcolm
All the ...
|called him a man, the other an ape, and for the third, he was intermediate |
between man and ape. ... Seeing them fall, the man-ape descended without
delay, gathering them and taking them to the tree where his mate and her pups
had made their nest. There he took up a stone, and the two of them, pounding
hard, broke the hard shells. ... I believe our cousins, the four great anthropoid, or
human-shaped apes—the gibbon, gorilla, chimpanzee, and orangutan—tend to
gather in great ...
|In the Descent of Man, Darwin covered many of the standard topics concerning |
human evolution. Of particular interest to us, he addressed the issue of man's
moral faculty, for it traditionally stood as a chasm between man and the rest of the
organic world. ... than man had a moral sense or that he questioned the
statement that the moral sentiment was the best and highest distinction between
man and the apes. ... In one of his early notebooks Darwin noted, "It is difficult to
believe in the.
|He worked hard to build up the university facilities for the study of anatomy. ... |
Scientists in Britain did not believe that this species was anything other than an
ape. ... Grafton Elliot Smith) considered the English Piltdown man to be the
ancestor of humans and therefore concluded that humans evolved in Europe, not