Posted by Kate on November 10, 1997 at 21:56:01:
In response to Darwinism, written by Hil on November 10, 1997 at 15:40:10
] ] I also liked all the discussion of evolutionary theory, Hil. They seemed to have the sense that they were in a time where all the old ideas were being cast aside, a time of intellectual revolution. We have something of the same experience, but we don't have the same confidence that everything is getting better and better...
] You mean in terms of technology, or something else? It seems to me like the seachange of the printing press and the industrial revolution right now. Somehow that seems different to the more intellectual revolution of Darwinism?
I was thinking more of the intellectual changes which have occured in the last thirty years ... the death of God, post modernism, that kind of thing, rather than the information revolution. But perhaps our information revolution has more impact than out intellectual one!
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