Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Humanist Perspectives: Connecting Children to Nature | Foundation Beyond Belief

A portrait of Charles Darwin as a a child

"....An indifferent student, Darwin preferred the outdoors to the schoolhouse and once confessed, 'Observing, thinking & some reading beat, in my opinion, all systematic education.' My guess is that Darwin would urge the children ... to take advantage of all the mayhem to sneak out while the adults aren’t looking -- and, equipped with magnifying glasses and notebooks, take to nature and draw their own conclusions." Kathryn Tabb, 2009, Forbes Magazine, “The Debate Over Intelligent Design”

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