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I Read It for You: On the Origin of Species (Introduction)

Dec 10, 2010 — In celebration of Darwin in Malibu, which I’m directing at the Generic Theater in March, I am finally reading The Origin of Species and posting chapter-by-chapter summaries and commentary. This part covers the history of the book, plus its title page and introduction. That’s right: I read it so you don’t have to!

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I Read It for You: On the Origin of Species (Ch.1: Variation Under Domestication)

Dec 11, 2010 — Chapter 1 opens with general overview of how animals differ from one another under domestication and yet in many cases come from one source species. He claims this as a promising place to look for explanations of how so many species came to be. Here, let me summarize it all for ya.

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