Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Steady Misrepresentation

I was reading the January 2009 Scientific American, a special issue about Charles Darwin and evolution. On page 99 they have a quote from Darwin that I think is especially prescient:

"Great is the power of steady misrepresentation; but the history of science shows that fortunately this power does not long endure."

Charles Darwin

1 comment:

  1. Define 'long' Mr Darwin. It sure seems like certain misrepresentations have been going on a painfully long time. *sigh*