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Book 5: "On the Origin of Species"
Book 5:
Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 @ 19:30
Librairie-café Les Recyclables: 53, rue de Carouge, Genève, Geneva
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin. This work by Darwin laid the foundation for the theory of evolution. Recently, the idea of evolution has come under fire by religious organizations, but the thoughts and observations Darwin made in this book were revolutionary in his time and still continue to be studied and debated today.

Presenter: Venkat
Commenter: all

20 minutes book member presentation:

A brief history of author’s life
A short summary of the book
Main/new ideas that the book brought to the society at the time that it was written
What were the major implications/reactions at the time that it was written?
What are the major implications on our daily lives (if any)?

30-40 minutes group discussion led by a member commenter:
Member’s personal view about the book, opposing ideas

Download the book from: https://sites.google.com/site/genevabookclubgbc/books/marketing-docs/files-2/03_On_the_Origin_of_Species.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1

Venue: Librairie-café Les Recyclables: 53, rue de Carouge, Genève

Tram 12/13 arrêt Pont d'Arve ou Augustin,
Bus 1/4/44 arrêt Pont d'Arve ou Plainpalais,
Parking vélo devant l'arcade,
Parking voiture sous le centre commercial Plainpalais-centre

Note: reading the book is not a "must" to attend the meeting!

Look forward to see you all!

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