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Welcome to Bite Size – our bi-monthly blog where we explore a topic in bite size form – short, sharp and easy to digest
On 12th February 1809, Charles Darwin was born. His theory of evolution and his ground-breaking work, ‘The Origin of the Species’, fundamentally changed the way humanity viewed the world.
From the 16th to 18th centuries, scientists were beginning to question biological diversity but many still believed nature remained fixed, change was inconceivable and species didn’t evolve or become extinct.
By refusing to accept the status quo and by remaining ever-curious, Darwin never stopped learning.
There are many ‘Darwinisms’ to illustrate this point but our personal favourites are:
“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.”
“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.”
We challenge you today, to keep learning, keep evolving and don’t stand still.