11/01/2011

History of Creation by Mr. Ernst Haeckel

Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (February 16, 1834 – August 9, 1919), 
also written von Haeckel, was an eminent German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor 
and artist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species, mapped a genealogical tree 
relating all life forms, and coined many terms in biology, including anthropogeny, ecology, phylum, phylogeny, 
stem cell, and the kingdom Protista.
One of Haeckel's books did a great deal to explain  "Darwinism" to the world. It was a bestselling, 
provocatively illustrated book in German, titled Natürliche Schöpfungsgeschichte, published in Berlin in 1868, 
and translated into English as The History of Creation in 1876. It was frequently reprinted until 1926.

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“The real cause of personal existence is not the favor of the Almighty, 
but the sexual love of one's earthly parents”
Ernst Haeckel

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