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    I am a year 13 student and am interested in the topic of evolution. The book seems interesting, as it argues against Paley's assumption that evolution is a completely random process, hence requiring a god to design the complexity seen today.

    However, I am worried that the book will be too complex for my current knowledge. Has anyone read this book? Do you think it would be accessible for an A level student?
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    (Original post by Baaah)
    I am a year 13 student and am interested in the topic of evolution. The book seems interesting, as it argues against Paley's assumption that evolution is a completely random process, hence requiring a god to design the complexity seen today.

    However, I am worried that the book will be too complex for my current knowledge. Has anyone read this book? Do you think it would be accessible for an A level student?
    Definitely! I've seen people reference it loads in their PSs so go for it.
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    I think it is quite accessible. You could always read The Selfish Gene first if you are in any doubt.

    Although it's important to bear in mind that both books are over 30 years old. Biology, particularly molecular Biology, has advanced massively since then.
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    It's very accessible, even more so then The Selfish Gene IMO. I read it as an A level student too. (TSG is much better though!)
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    Thanks

    I'm currently listening to the audiobook.
 
 
 
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