Speaking, Calmly, of Evolution

For two years, researchers from the Smithsonian traveled America to gently discuss human evolution. Here’s why.

Part of the stated goal was straightforward science education. After all, evolutionary theory is the backbone of chemistry and biology. But merely teaching evolutionary science wasn’t the point. The team was going for something more subtle: Not conversion, but simple, unheated conversation. (Visual: )

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