an organism can pass on characteristics that it acquired during its lifetime to its offspring. He was also an early proponent of the idea that evolution occurred and proce…eded in accordance with natural laws. (MORE)
Well... As much as I would love to say no he doesn't, there have been two pictures of him proudly displaying his cigarette and blowing smoke on his Facebook which have been si…nce deleted. Maybe he's not a regular smoker though... One can hope. :-( In other words.. Yes(MORE)
During a performance of his Te Deum in January 1687he stabbed his foot with the cane he was beating with. He did that because he was really mad at his orchestra because they w…eren't playing right. Later on, his foot got infected and he died.(MORE)
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Having the first theory of evolution that offered a mechanism for the process. Unfortunately, his mechanism contained concepts that were not really that correct. The concept o…f acquired characteristics and the concept of organisms " needing " to evolve. (MORE)