Thoughts on Evolution

Why do many people have trouble understanding evolution? It’s not easy. The enormity of the time scales involved; the shifting of the continents; the incompleteness of the fossil record; the fact that all living things descend from a common ancestor. But the story of Life on Planet Earth is an amazing history of biology combined with geology. As Charles Darwin wrote, “From so simple a beginning, endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.”