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Darwin’s Dangerous Idea And the Mission of the Media

Following on from my last post on the Channel 4 documentary Christianity: a History, (subtitled God and the Scientists) I’ve noticed similar arguments resurfacing in various programmes since, most notably in the series Darwin’s Dangerous Idea, presented by Andrew Marr (first episode shown Thursday 4th March, 9pm, BBC2; the programmes being repeated on following Tuesdays BBC2 7pm). In The Victorians (Sunday March 8th, 9pm, BBC1), we were once again given the same arguments (almost word for word) by Jeremy Paxman, when this (otherwise excellent series) reached ‘Darwin’s Dangerous Idea.’ Read more »