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I wanted to add a quotaton from Charles Darwin himself. (I have heard numerous reports in recent days all inquiring as to his religious beliefs, but not many (if any) quoted Darwin himself.) According to my Encyclopedia Britannica (remember those?), Darwin wrote the following in 1870: <<my a="" any="" as="" at="" beneficent="" blind="" can="" cannot="" chance,="" design="" design,="" details.="" evidence="" i="" in="" indeed="" is="" kind,="" look="" muddle.="" no="" of="" or="" result="" see="" simple="" the="" theology="" universe="" yet="">> The article tells us the following: "It was therefore not surprising that as he grew older Darwin abandoned the views of an orthodox member of the Church of England and became an agnostic."

From the same article: "In 1856 he had written <<what a="" and="" blundering,="" book="" chaplain="" clumsy,="" cruel="" devil's="" horribly="" low,="" might="" nature.="" of="" on="" the="" wasteful,="" works="" write="">>"

(But is this not the best of all possible worlds?)