Is darwinian evolution really all that humanistic philosophy would lead us to believe? Or is it even viable at all?
Charles Darwin published On The Origin Of The Species originally in 1859. By the time the sixth and final edition was published in 1872, it wasn’t even the same book.
In Secrets Of The Sixth Edition, Randall Hedtke examines the differences between the different editions of Darwin’s work. In a stunning array of evidence, he displays how Darwin wavered and capitulated over the idea of natural selection for years. And by the time the sixth edition was published, Darwin had discredited his own theory.
Hedtke reveals some amazing facts that are not well known, such as Darwin’s psychoneurosis that coincided with his struggle over the concept of natural selection. When he finally abandoned this idea, his health improved drastically.
Another little known fact is that many of Darwin’s proponents in public actually held serious doubts about his ideas privately. This was a major source of consternation for Darwin.
Hedtke has written Secrets Of The Sixth Edition as a series of essays, examining the many inconsistencies in Darwin’s theory. As such, it reads much like a series of lectures, interesting but somewhat dry; the last few chapters especially use a lot of scientific verbage. But in spite of that, this book was quite intriguing.
If you are interested in the specifics of how darwinian evolution is a faulty premise, then this book is for you.
If you are interested in reading Secrets Of The Sixth Edition, you can purchase it at Amazon.com.
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