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We tend to think of evidence for evolution in terms of complex facts of geology and biology. But in fact there is pretty good evidence for the theory of evolution which is available to almost everyone, or least everyone who has some familiarity with various kinds of plants and animals, without any complicated study. 511 palabras más
The Church Father and Pope Hippolytus in Refutations of All Heresies (1.3) writes about the pre-Socratic and Orphic philosopher Empedocles:
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But Empedocles, born after these, advanced likewise many statements respecting the nature of demons, to the effect that, being very numerous, they pass their time in managing earthly concerns.
“Come, listen to my stories: for learning will certainly improve your thoughts.
As I said before when I declared the outline of my speeches,
I will speak a two-fold tale. 99 palabras más
Empédocles, filósofo grego do século V a.C., acreditava que de dentro dos olhos saíam raios luminosos que tacteavam os objectos e retornavam aos olhos com a informação dos objectos tocados, informação essa que, depois de interpretada pelo cérebro, geraria a sensação visual. 97 palabras más