Dr. D. H. Scott

A Quote by Dr. D. H. Scott on evolution, facts, faith, generations, past, problems, and satisfaction

For the moment at least, the Darwinian period is past; we can no longer enjoy the comfortable assurance, which once satisfied so many of us, that the main problem has been solved - all is again in the melting pot. By now, in fact, a new generation has grown up that knows not Darwin. Is even then evolution not a scientifically ascertained fact? No! We must hold it as an act of faith because there is no alternative.

Dr. D. H. Scott

Source: Presidential Address of the Botanical Section of British Ass’n for the Advancement of Science, 1921

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