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The concept of organic evolution is very highly prized by biologists, for many of whom it is an object of genuinely religious devotion, because they regard it as a supreme integrative principle. This is probably the reason why severe methodological criticism employed in other departments of biology has not yet been brought to bear on evolutionary speculation. (Conklin, Edwin G. [Professor of Biology , Princeton University, USA], Man Real and Ideal, Scribner, 1943, p.147, in Macbeth N., Darwin Retried: An Appeal to Reason, Gambit: Boston MA, 1971, pp.126-127)