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Darwin Loves You: Natural Selection and the Re-Enchantment of the World

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Jesus and Darwin do battle on car bumpers across America. Medallions of fish symbolizing Jesus are answered by ones of amphibians stamped "Darwin," and stickers proclaiming "Jesus Loves You" are countered by "Darwin Loves You." The bumper sticker debate might be trivial and the pronouncement that "Darwin Loves You" may seem merely ironic, but George Levine insists that the ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published September 25th 2006 by Princeton University Press (first published 2006)
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özge Barbaros
May 07, 2015 özge Barbaros rated it really liked it
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...Bizi sık sık doğanın ötesine yönelmeye teşvik eden değerlerin bizatihi doğanın ürünleri olduğunu farketmek bir nebze telafi sağlayabilir belki de. Darwin belli bir yaşama alışmış organizmaların başka bir yaşamda başarılı bir şekilde ayakta kalmak için başvurduğu şaşırtıcı yollardan bahsettiğinde, bu bahsin geçtiği satırları okuyan okur hayatın bu harkulade garipliğini birazcık olsa hissedebilmelidir. Mesela, erkeklerin meme uçlarının hermafrodit bir geçmişin kalıntıları olduğunu bilmek, e
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Jacquelyn Fusco
Mar 10, 2014 Jacquelyn Fusco rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very good, if a little redundant. Written a little like a thesis paper, and with long sentences, it seems like it should be boring, but it is not. It's not a happy-go-lucky book about how pretty the world is, but it shows how "thick with value" Darwin saw the world.

I put this book on my to-read list about 8 years ago when I was becoming agnostic and going through a depression. I was too afraid to read it then, but now after my second depression I felt it was time. I'm not sure it was exactly wh
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Steve Wiggins
Apr 13, 2014 Steve Wiggins rated it liked it
An interesting introspective on what Darwin has to offer everyone. I am a believer in evolution, but I didn't find much re-enchantment here. It is, however, a worthy attempt to show that Darwin was right and we must learn to live with it. See also: Sects and Violence in the Ancient World.
Win Dunwell
Aug 29, 2012 Win Dunwell is currently reading it
Excellent, thought provoking, but I keep setting it down to read something else then pick it up read a few pages only to set it down again.
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