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" As natural selection works solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress toward perfection. Charles Darwin, "
Genetic Algorithms + Data Structures = Evolution Programs - Page xi
by Zbigniew Michalewicz - 1996 - 387 pages
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American Journal of Science, Volume 79

Science - 1860
...world. Hence, we may look with some confidence to a secure future of equally inappreciable length. And as Natural Selection works solely by and for the good...endowments will tend to progress toward perfection.' Yes, an unbroken, sure, though slow, living progress towards animal perfectibility is a delightful...
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Life on the Earth: Its Origin and Succession

John Phillips - Life - 1860 - 224 pages
...world. Hence we may look with some confidence to a secure future of equally inappreciable length. And as natural selection works solely by and for the good...endowments will tend to progress toward perfection. 'It is interesting to contemplate an entangled bank, clothed with many plants of many kinds, with birds...
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Life on the Earth: Its Origin and Succession

John Phillips - Life - 1860 - 224 pages
...world. Hence we may look with some confidence to a secure future of equally inappreciable length. And as natural selection works solely by and for the good...endowments will tend to progress toward perfection. 'It is interesting to contemplate an entangled bank, clothed with many plants of many kinds, with birds...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal

Science - 1860
...Hence we may look forward with some confidence to a secure future of equally inappreciable length. And as natural selection works solely by and for the good...corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress towards perfection." These are the deliberate, serious assertions of the author. We can do nothing...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 3; Volume 111

William Hendry Stowell - English literature - 1860
...confidence to a secure future of eqnally inappreciable length. And as natural selection works solely l'y and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress towards perfection."f And what of our aspirations after a glorious immortality ? ^Tiat of that wondrous...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1866 - 593 pages
...world. Hence we may look with some confidence to a secure future of equally inappreciable length. And as natural selection works solely by and for the good...corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress towards perfection. It is interesting to contemplate an entangled bank, clothed with many plants of...
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Essays Contributed to the Quarterly Review, Volume 1

Samuel Wilberforce - Essays - 1874
...futurity. . . . We may look with some confidence to a secure future of equally inappreciable length. And as natural selection works solely by and for the good...corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress towards perfection.' 'There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, and having been...
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The naturalist in Sussex and on the spey

Samuel Wilberforce - 1874
...futurity. . . . We may look with some confidence to a secure future of equally inappreciable length. And as natural selection works solely by and for the good...corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress towards perfection.' ' There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, and having...
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On the origin of species by means of natural selection ; or, The ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1875 - 458 pages
...confidence to a secure future of great length. And as natural selection works solely by and for the Łood of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress towards perfection. It is interesting to contemplate a tangled bank, clothed with many plants of many...
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The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "Evolution of Sound" and "Evolution ...

Alexander Wilford Hall - Evolution - 1877 - 512 pages
...hence a contradiction in terms. Mr. Darwin says :— "As natural selection works solely for and by the good of each being all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress toward perfection." —Origin of Species, p. 428. Professor Huxley entertains the same idea of evolution—that it is in...
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