Beetles, common people
Posted by ESC on December 30, 2004
In Reply to: Beetles, common people posted by R. Berg on December 30, 2004
: : : The naturalist, J. B. S. Haldane, was asked by a cleric about what he might infer about the Creator, based on his wide ranging study of life.
: : : Haldane supposedly replied the the creator had "an inordinate fondness for beetles" based on the then current count of beetle species at around 400,000.
: : Good quote. And what was the one about God must love ugly people because he made so many of them. Abraham Lincoln?
: Lincoln is credited with saying that about common people.
Oh. "Ugly people" is funnier.