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To A. Gapitche   24 February 1880

Summary

No one can prove death is inevitable, but the evidence in favour of this belief is overwhelming. It is in the highest degree improbable that man should cease to follow the general law of evolution, and evolution implies successive generations, which implies death.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  A. Gapitche
Date:  24 Feb 1880
Classmark:  ML 2: 444–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12499
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