Quote: James D. Watson, co-discoverer of DNA's structure

"Today, evolution is an accepted fact for everyone but a fundamentalist minority, whose objections are not based on reasoning but on doctrinaire adherence to religious principles."

From the first page of the first chapter of Molecular Biology of the Gene, Fourth edition, Watson, Hopkins, Roberts, Steitz and Weiner, Benjamin/Cummings, Menlo Park, CA, 1987.

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