Wednesday, 4 July 2012

An Inordinate Fondness

God has an inordinate fondness for beetles."
-  biologist J.B.S. Haldane

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Hieronymus Drosophilus said...

not only for beetles but also for flies, but all the species are not identified and described at the moment......

Glendon Mellow said...

Indeed, Hieronymus.

Haldane repeated various versions of that quote over the years its reported. And in some versions he said something to the effect of "God has an inordinate fondness for beetles and stars".

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