Education and the Future of Religious Freedom in Ecuador

By: Spencer Crawford

While in Ecuador, my group traveled to the Galapagos Islands, including Isabela, where the historic finches that inspired Darwin’s theory of evolution are so populous that they actually irritate the locals—much like the infiltrating sea lions that cover the island’s beautiful beaches. Witnessing fantastic views both in the Amazon jungle and throughout the Galapagos Islands, I contemplated just how incredible a proposition evolution was: All of the diversity of flora and fauna had derived from just one common ancestor.

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