Holly Dunsworth is a paleoanthropologist and she writes today’s This I Believe segment titled I Am Evolution. Here’s an excerpt:
Of course I believe evolution.
But that is different from believing in evolution.
To believe in something takes faith, trust, effort, strength. I need none of these things to believe evolution. It just is. My health is better because of medical research based on evolution. My genetic code is practically the same as a chimpanzee’s. My bipedal feet walk on an earth full of fossil missing links. And when my feet tire, those fossils fuel my car.
It’s a short read and you can even click a link to listen to it if you want.