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Darwin’s Long Lasting Impact

Darwin’s impact shows the impact that science can have on the way that people think. As we look back on history, we look to certain notable thinkers who revolutionized the time period they were living in. Martin Luther inspired the Reformation. Galileo and others brought on the scientific revolution. John Locke contributed to the Enlightenment. All of these people helped to change the way people in their field thought about the subject. Darwin’s theory of evolution, however, sparked a change in all of society. His studies of biology helped to explain the world around us like never before. Continue reading

What is the Scientific Revolution

The Scientific Revolution was the period of time where our thinking as humans changed and we began to modernize as a society. But what was the Scientific Revolution and how did this change of thought come to be? Obviously, this time period holds much relevance to our society today, but it surprisingly holds more than most people expect. Our thinking of the universe and how we inhabit earth drastically changed during the 16th to 18th century. The Scientific Revolution is a label for the period of time where scientific discoveries were made and ways of thinking changed so that the effects continue to be relevant in our society today.

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