Evolution: Waiting and Purpose

  • Article (book excerpt)
  • 1300 words
  • Level: high school and above

An excerpt from the book Making Sense of Evolution: Darwin, God, and the Drama of Life, in which the author, John F. Haught of Georgetown University, illustrates that there is a directionality, and thus a purpose, self-evidently present in the universe—and therefore that evolution cannot be described as aimless.

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