Ernst Haeckel

Ernst Haeckel

German evolutionary biologist, a representative of scientific materialism, a supporter and advocate of the doctrine of Charles Darwin
We are compelled by reflection to recognize that God is not to be placed against the material world [as in Christianity], but must be placed as a 'divine power' or 'moving spirit' within the cosmos itself ... All the wonderful phenomena of nature around us, organic as well as inorganic, are only various products of one and the same original force.More Ernst Haeckel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothing is constant but change! All existence is a perpetual flux of "being and becoming!" That is the broad lesson of the evolution of the world.More Ernst Haeckel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mental differences between the lowest men and the animals are less than those between the lowest and the highest man.More Ernst Haeckel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I established the opposite view, that this history of the embryo (ontogeny) must be completed by a second, equally valuable, and closely connected branch of thought - the history of race (phylogeny). Both of these branches of evolutionary science, are, in my opinion, in the closest causal connection; this arises from the reciprocal action of the laws of heredity and adaptation... 'ontogenesis is a brief and rapid recapitulation of phylogenesis, determined by the physiological functions of heredity (generation) and adapMore Ernst Haeckel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Both of these branches of evolutionary science, are, in my opinion, in the closest causal connection; this arises from the reciprocal action of the laws of heredity and adaptation.More Ernst Haeckel quotes [08/11/2011 03:08:48]

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