Richard Dawkins: Growing Up in the Universe - Climbing Mount Improbable

Most of the adaptations we know in the biological world are so efficient and complex that it may seem impossible for them to have evolved gradually from simpler versions of themselves. This, more than perhaps any other reason, is why many people still refuse to accept the theory of evolution as an established fact: it just seems too improbable for so many conditions to have converged in so delicate a manner.

But of course, evolution is a fact, and our inability to understand its gradual and slow development may say more about us than about the evolutionary process. Thankfully, Richard Dawkins is here to eloquently clarify things for us in this fascinating lecture.

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